"vaudeville" Definition

  1. n. 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. n. A theatrical piece, usually a comedy, the dialogue of which is intermingled with light or satirical songs, set to familiar airs.

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Position in dictionary: 107015 of 111710 words.
Word Type: n., n.,
Words that start with "vaudeville": 1
Words that end with "vaudeville": 1
Words that contain "vaudeville": 1
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English Dictionary Definition of vaudeville

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