Definitions for cabaretˌkæb əˈreɪ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

cab•a•retˌkæb əˈreɪ(n.)

  1. a restaurant providing food, drink, and often a floor show or other entertainment; nightclub or café.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

  2. the entertainment at a cabaret.

    Category: Showbiz

  3. Archaic. a shop selling wines and liquors.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

Origin of cabaret:

1625–35; < F: tap-room, MF dial.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. cabaret, nightclub, night club, club, nightspot(noun)

    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"

  2. cabaret, floorshow, floor show(noun)

    a series of acts at a night club

Wiktionary

  1. cabaret(Noun)

    Live entertainment held in a restaurant or nightclub.

  2. cabaret(Noun)

    The nightclub or restaurant where such entertainment is held.

  3. Origin: from cambret, from camberete, diminutive of cambre, from camera, from καμάρα.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cabaret(noun)

    a tavern; a house where liquors are retailed

  2. Cabaret(noun)

    a type of restaurant where liquor and dinner is served, and entertainment is provided, as by musicians, dancers, or comedians, and providing space for dancing by the patrons; -- similar to a nightclub. The term cabaret is often used in the names of such an establishment

  3. Cabaret(noun)

    the type of entertainment provided in a cabaret{2}

Freebase

  1. Cabaret

    Cabaret is a form of entertainment featuring music, comedy, song, dance, recitation or drama. It is mainly distinguished by the performance venue, such as in a restaurant, pub or nightclub with a stage for performances. The audience usually sits at tables, often dining or drinking. Performances are usually introduced by a master of ceremonies or MC. The entertainment is often oriented towards adult audiences. Cabaret also sometimes refers to a Mediterranean-style brothel – a bar with tables and women who mingle with and entertain the clientele. Traditionally these establishments can also feature some form of stage entertainment, often singers and dancers or burlesque entertainers.


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

cabaret(noun)

an entertainment given in a restaurant etc

a singer in a cabaret.

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