Definitions for vaudevillian
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
vaude•villeˈvɔd vɪl, ˈvoʊd-, ˈvɔ də-(n.)
a form of popular entertainment in the U.S. from the late 1800s to the mid 1920s, having a program of separate and varied acts.
a light theatrical piece interspersed with songs and dances.
Category: Music and Dance, Showbiz
Origin of vaudeville:
1730–40; < F, shortened alter. of MF chanson du vau de Vire song of the vale of Vire, a valley of Calvados, France, noted for satirical folksongs
a performer who works in vaudeville
a person who performs in vaudeville
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