Definition of cahier in English:

cahier

Pronunciation /käˈyā/ /kɑˈjeɪ/

nouncahier

  • An exercise book or notebook.

    ‘And so I pen down my thoughts in these cahiers which no one will open they are the additional supplies stocked for Rima's homework, with pictures of a little girl on a bicycle or Ganesha or a boy with a satchel on the front cardboard cover.’
    • ‘Each volume was composed of a varying number of cahiers.’
    • ‘In 1789 half of the cahiers of the nobility demanded the end to ennoblement through venal offices.’
    • ‘His pleas went unheeded, and the delegates prepared a cahier of grievances to present to Henry.’
    • ‘She's that girl who sat at the back of your science class sketching in her battered and folded cahier, not giving a second thought to anyone else's opinion.’
    notepad, notebook, pad, memo pad, exercise book, binder

Origin

Mid 19th century French; compare with quire.