Sachet definition

să-shā
Frequency:
A small pouch of perfumed powder used to scent clothes, as in trunks or closets.
noun
3
1
A small bag, pad, etc. filled with perfumed powder or dried herbs and placed in dresser drawers, closets, etc. to scent clothing.
noun
1
1
Powder for such a bag.
noun
1
1
A small, sealed packet containing a single-use quantity of any material.
noun
1
1
(cooking) A cheesecloth bag of herbs and/or spices added during cooking and then removed before serving.
noun
0
0
Advertisement
The definition of a sachet is a little bag filled with things that smell good to scent the clothes inside a drawer or closet.

An example of a sachet is a mesh bag filled with lavender put into an drawer of shirts.

noun
0
1

Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
sachet
Plural:
sachets

Origin of sachet

  • French from Old French diminutive of sac bag from Latin saccus sack1

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition