[shan-toos; French shahn-tœz] Show IPA
noun, plural chan·teuses [-too-siz; French -tœz] Show IPA .
a female singer, especially one who sings in nightclubs andcabarets.
Thank you Andrew Zimmern. Following him on twitter, I get to see pictures of good food, weird food, I get to see him cuss people out and then use fine words such as “chanteuse.”