Definitions for kabukikəˈbu ki, ˈkɑ buˌki
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
ka•bu•kikəˈbu ki, ˈkɑ buˌki(n.)
a popular drama of Japan characterized by elaborate costuming, stylized acting, and the performance of all roles by male actors.
Category: Showbiz, Literature
Ref: Compare Nō . 3
Origin of kabuki:
1895–1900; < Japn
A form of Japanese theatre in which elaborately costumed male performers use stylized movements, dances, and songs in order to enact tragedies and comedies.
Origin: From 歌舞伎.