Languages › French What Does the French Word 'Chouette' Mean in English? Share Flipboard Email Print Tony Hisgett/Flickr/CC BY 2.0 French Vocabulary Pronunciation & Conversation Grammar Resources For Teachers By ThoughtCo Updated June 18, 2019 The French word chouette can be a noun, adjective, or exclamation. Here are some examples of how you might use it. Definitions une chouette (noun, feminine): owl Regarde, une chouette!Look, an owl! chouette (adjective): great, nice or cool. Ta copine est chouette. Your girlfriend is nice. chouette (exclamation): great, nice or cool C'est chouette!That's great! Très chouette! Very cool! Pronunciation The word chouette is pronounced [shweht].