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ʃæˈleɪ, ˈʃæl eɪchalet

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. chalet(noun)

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


  1. chalet(Noun)

    an alpine style of wooden building with a sloping roof and overhanging eaves

  2. Origin: Swiss French, from çhalè ‘herdsman’s hut in the mountains’, from Old , diminutive of ‘farmhouse’, from casalis ‘house-like, house-related’, from Latin casa ‘house’.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Chalet(noun)

    a herdsman's hut in the mountains of Switzerland

  2. Chalet(noun)

    a summer cottage or country house in the Swiss mountains; any country house built in the style of the Swiss cottages

  3. Origin: [F.]


  1. Chalet

    A chalet, also called Swiss chalet, is a type of building or house, native to the Alpine region in Europe, made of wood, with a heavy, gently sloping roof with wide, well-supported eaves set at right angles to the front of the house.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Chalet

    sha-lā′, n. a summer hut used by Swiss herdsmen among the Alps: a urinal. [Fr.]

Editors Contribution

  1. chalet

    A type of house built in many sizes, styles and designs.

    Chalets are used in Alpine areas of Switzerland, as holiday homes, in holiday parks and the meaning differs in different countries.

    Submitted by MC Harmonious on June 8, 2015  

Anagrams for chalet »

  1. letcha, thecal, Thecla

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  1. Alex
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  1. chalet


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of chalet in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of chalet in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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