chalet

(redirected from Châlet)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Wikipedia.

chalet

1. a type of wooden house of Swiss origin, typically low, with wide projecting eaves
2. a similar house used esp as a ski lodge, garden house, etc.

Chalet

A timber house in the style of those traditionally built in the Swiss Alps, distinguished by exposed and decorative use of structural members, balconies, and stairs; the upper floors usually project beyond the story below.

chalet

1. A timber house especially found in the Alps, distinguished by the exposed and decorative use of structural members, balconies, and stairs. Upper floors usually project beyond the stories below.
2. Any building of similar design. See Swiss cottage architecture.