Origin of tanteGerman and Yiddish
Tante is defined as aunt in French.
An example of tante is what you would call your dad’s sister if you were French.
- Ramsay's first job as head chef was at the Tante Claire restaurant in London in 1993.
- "Ma tante, please let me stay," said he, going up to his aunt.
- Besides editing the memoirs of Fernow, she published Notes on Travels in England, Scotland and Southern France (1813-1817); Johann van Eyck and his Successors (1823); three romances, Gabriele (1819-1820), Die Tante (1823) and Sidonia (1828), besides some shorter tales.