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Found 2 items, similar to vaudeville.
English → English (WordNet)
n : a variety show with songs and comic acts etc. [syn: music hall
English → English (gcide)
Vaudeville \Vaude"ville\, n. [F., fr. Vau-de-vire, a village in
Normandy, where Olivier Basselin, at the end of the 14th
century, composed such songs.] [Written also vaudevil.]
1. A kind of song of a lively character, frequently embodying
a satire on some person or event, sung to a familiar air
in couplets with a refrain; a street song; a topical song.
2. A theatrical piece, usually a comedy, the dialogue of
which is intermingled with light or satirical songs, set
to familiar airs.
The early vaudeville, which is the forerunner of the
opera bouffe, was light, graceful, and piquant.
3. a variety show when performed live in a theater (see
above); as, to play in vaudeville; a vaudeville actor.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]