Meaning of “tête-à-tête” in the English Dictionary

"tête-à-tête" in British English

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tête-à-têtenoun [ C ]

uk /ˌteɪt.əˈteɪt/ us /ˌteɪt.əˈteɪt/

an informal private conversation between two people, especially friends:

We must have a tête-à-tête sometime.

tête-à-têteadverb

uk /ˌteɪt.əˈteɪt/ us /ˌteɪt.əˈteɪt/

(Definition of “tête-à-tête” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"tête-à-tête" in American English

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tête-à-têtenoun [ C ]

us /ˈteɪt̬·əˈteɪt, ˈtet̬·əˈtet/

a private conversation between two people:

a romantic tête-à-tête

(Definition of “tête-à-tête” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)