Meaning of etagere in English:

etagere

(also étagère)

Pronunciation /ˌɛtəˈʒɛː/

nounetagere, etageres

  • A piece of furniture with open shelves for displaying ornaments.

    ‘The etagere was the focal point of the parlor and often displayed precious glass, marble, porcelain, and curiosities on its cascading shelves.’
    • ‘Will you please inform Meeks that I have sent back the etagere as it is too small.’
    • ‘Where do you go when you want to nab that perfect etagere or TV tray?’

Origin

French étagère, from étage ‘shelf’.