Definition of chez in English:


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Pronunciation: /ʃeɪ


At the home of (used in conscious imitation of French): I spent one summer chez Grandma
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  • Sunday was mostly spent recovering and then onto a fun evening chez Meg and Luke in honour of the Australian's clock ticking over once more.
  • Oddly, I was tired all day and uninterested in going; when it turned out I couldn't (plumbing issue chez my friend), I was disappointed.
  • The cold streets will glitter under the bright lights and the holiday chez Blair will be rosy, jolly and self-satisfied, blighted only by the possibility that young Euan might overdo it with the sherry.


mid 18th century: French, from Old French chiese, from Latin casa 'cottage'.

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