- 1British A small sealed bag or packet containing a small quantity of something: a sachet of sugarMore example sentences
- She provided some light entertainment by first struggling to open a sachet of sauce for her sushi, then struggling even to open a bag of crisps (she eventually used the chopsticks from the sushi to poke a hole in the bag).
- Also, if you eat at pubs like the Hogshead or a Wetherspoon, take advantage of their condiment selection - you never know when a sachet of mustard, ketchup or mayonnaise might come in handy.
- She had difficulty understanding that Barbara would appreciate a dressing for the salad, but a sachet of mayonnaise eventually appeared.
- 2A small bag containing dried scented material such as lavender, used to scent clothes.More example sentences
- This is the place to pick up your souvenirs - lavender sachets, toilettes, colognes, soaps, and, strictly to be consumed on the premises, home-made lavender ice-cream.
- Place scented sachets into your dresser drawers and closet
- You can smell the lavender sachets on them, if not indeed the mothballs, and they seem to be made up of faded photographs and yellowing newspaper clippings.
mid 19th century (in sense 2): from French, 'little bag', diminutive of sac, from Latin saccus 'sack, bag'.
More definitions of sachetDefinition of sachet in:
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