a small shelf or recess in a handy location, as in the armrest, dashboard, or door panel of a car, in a shower stall, etc., for holding small, frequently used items.
a small console television, phonograph, or radio.

Nearby words

  1. consolato del mare,
  2. consolatory,
  3. console,
  4. console game,
  5. console table,
  6. consolidate,
  7. consolidated,
  8. consolidated fund,
  9. consolidated school,
  10. consolidation

Origin of consolette

First recorded in 1940–45; console2 + -ette Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019