Chalet - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ʃæˈleɪ|  American pronunciation of the word chalet
Brit.  |ˈʃaleɪ|  British pronunciation of the word chalet


- a Swiss house with a sloping roof and wide eaves or a house built in this style


We stayed overnight at a ski chalet.

...a mountain chalet for weekend getaways...

...the ski chalet features additional sleeping quarters in its cockloft, which is accessible through a pull-down ladder...

an unapproachable chalet high in the mountains

Word forms

singular: chalet
plural: chalets
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