noun. ['ˌkuːˈʃɛt'] a compartment on a European passenger train; contains 4 to 6 berths for sleeping.
- passenger train
- couchette (French)
- -ette (French)
Example sentences of the word couchette
1. Noun, singular or mass
Dining and sleeper cars are not available on all overnight trains, so you should be prepared to sleep in a couchette if necessary and bring enough food and drink for the journey.