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  • So, there you are, "chouette" is not a little cabbage, therefore, it's not a diminutive of the word "chou".

    amusette - French Word-A-Day

  • If I have un petit faible (une faiblette?) for this language (languette?), if certain words are sweetly chouette, and certain sounds sharply shadowed comme une silhouette ... the cause for this might just be that little suffix ette!

    amusette - French Word-A-Day

  • Why did I always think chouette was the French word for an owl?

    amusette - French Word-A-Day

  • Davy Jourget 10 months ago chouette boulot dunkwun 10 months ago you've conjoured up some great images. especially the opening shot.

    Monogrenade - Ce Soir (HD) on Vimeo

  • Is chouette not also a word for “great” or “cool” or things of that ilk?

    chouette hibou

  • It prompted a lively discussion with The Boy, during the course of which I discovered that not only do the French have two different words for owl, but that one has tufty, ear-like appendages (the hibou, pictured), while the other (the chouette) does not.


  • Guess she neglected to mention “chouette” or more likely, I forgot it.


  • And to think I was schooled in France, am a francophone and had no idea about the difference between a chouette and a [tufty-eared] hibou!

    chouette hibou

  • Au debut j'me suis dit "chouette je me recouche" ...

    pinku-tk Diary Entry

  • Bon bien sur avec les couleurs en plus mais c vrai qu'elle etait chouette alors je l'ai acheté avec toute une gamme de stylo dans la collection "Kitty Sport" et puis un porte monnaie de couleur.

    pinku-tk Diary Entry


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