cabaret

2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Cabaret \Cab"a*ret\ (k[a^]b"[.a]*r[e^]t; 277), noun [F.]

1. A tavern; a house where liquors are retailed. [Obs. as an English word.]

2. A type of restaurant where liquor and dinner is served, and entertainment is provided, as by musicians, dancers, or comedians, and usually providing space for dancing by the patrons; -- similar to a nightclub. In some cases, the performers dance or sing on the floor between the tables, after the practice of a certain class of French taverns. The term cabaret is often used in the names of such an establishment. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

3. The type of entertainment provided in a cabaret[2]. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

cabaret

noun

1: a spot that is open late at night and that provides entertainment (as singers or dancers) as well as dancing and food and drink; "don't expect a good meal at a cabaret"; "the gossip columnist got his information by visiting nightclubs every night"; "he played the drums at a jazz club" [syn: {cabaret}, {nightclub}, {night club}, {club}, {nightspot}]

2: a series of acts at a night club [syn: {cabaret}, {floorshow}, {floor show}]


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