Definition of maisonette noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˌmeɪzəˈnet//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌmeɪzəˈnet//
(British English) Types of home
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a flat/apartment with rooms on two floors within a building, usually with a separate entrance The maisonette is situated on the second and third floors. See related entries: Types of home Word Originlate 18th cent.: from French maisonnette, diminutive of maison ‘house’.