[ shoh-fœz ]
/ ʃoʊˈfœz /
noun, plural chauf·feuses [shoh-fœz]. /ʃoʊˈfœz/. French Furniture.
a fireside chair having a low seat and a high back.
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Origin of chauffeuse
1900–05; <French, feminine of chauffeur.See chauffeur
Words nearby chauffeuse
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Example sentences from the Web for chauffeuse
Someone said to his mother, "I wonder you trust your boy out alone with that chauffeuse of yours."
And the chauffeuse tossed up her chin and cried, "Not so much 'Thompson,' please!"