[ juh-net; for 2 also French zhah-net ]

  1. a city in W Pennsylvania, near Pittsburgh.

  2. Also Jean·net·ta [juh-net-uh], /dʒəˈnɛt ə/, Jean·ette . a female given name, form of Jean. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use Jeannette in a sentence

  • And then Jeanette came down, and poured their coffee, and asked about the news in the morning paper.

    The Gay Cockade | Temple Bailey
  • Miss Jeanette (the daughter), says the eulogistic Schnfeld, played the pianoforte with great expression and skill.

  • About four o'clock, Jeanette, the Flemish servant, whispered to me that Henri wanted to speak to me in the kitchen.

  • Katie and Jeanette were talking with Dorothy, and paying little heed to the small boy who walked between them.

  • Then you won't have to be wild long,” Jeanette said, “for we are to come back at two to have our parts given to us.