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  • IPA(key): /ʃa.lœ.ʁø/
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chaleureux (feminine singular chaleureuse, masculine plural chaleureux, feminine plural chaleureuses)

  1. (rare) Physically warm, radiating warmth.[1]
  2. (of a thing that has a particular effect on the senses) Agreeable for its own qualities.[1]
  3. (of an alcoholic drink, especially wine) Rich in alcohol, feeling physically warm.[1]
  4. (of a color) Warm.[1]
  5. (of a person or his personality) Ardent, excited, emotive; especially, warm, cordial, showing affection.[1]
  6. (of a piece of literature or work of art) Expressive; showing the author's or artist's feelings.[1]
  7. (rare) Animated, as of a discussion.[1]
  8. (rare) Quick to anger.[1]


chaleureux m (plural chaleureux)

  1. A warm, emotive person.[1]
  2. A soft, expressive style of literature or art.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.8 1.9 chaleureux” in le Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

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