noun, plural chan·teuses [shan-too-siz; French shahn-tœz] /ʃænˈtu sɪz; French ʃɑ̃ˈtœz/.
Origin of chanteuse
Related Words for chanteuseartist, musician, voice, diva, soloist, crooner, vocalist, troubadour, songbird, songster, minstrel, artiste, warbler, chorister, accompanist, chanter, nightingale, intoner, melodist, serenader
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Contemporary Examples of chanteuse
Lorde, the 17-year-old New Zealand chanteuse, can apparently do no wrong.Watch Lorde’s Magical New Music Video For Her Song “Team”
December 3, 2013
So, it came as a major surprise when the Icelandic chanteuse unleashed a wild attack on a reporter back in 1996.12 Biggest Interview Meltdowns
March 22, 2011
Word Origin for chanteuse
"female singer of popular songs," 1888, from French chanteuse (16c.), fem. agent noun of chanter "to sing" (see chant (v.)). In Old French, the word was chanteresse.