What does cabaret mean?

Definitions for cabaret
ˌkæb əˈreɪcabaret

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cabaret, nightclub, night club, club, nightspotnoun

    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 shownoun

    a series of acts at a night club


  1. cabaretnoun

    Live entertainment held in a restaurant or nightclub.

  2. cabaretnoun

    The nightclub or restaurant where such entertainment is held.

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

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. CABARETnoun

    A tavern.

    Etymology: French.

    Suppose this servant passing by some cabaret, or tennis-court, where his comrades were drinking or playing, should stay with them, and drink or play away his money. John Bramhall, against Hobbes.


  1. Cabaret

    Cabaret is a song recorded by American singer and songwriter Justin Timberlake for his fourth studio album, The 20/20 Experience – 2 of 2 (2013). Featuring a rap verse by Canadian rapper Drake, the song was written and produced by Timberlake, Timothy "Timbaland" Mosley, Jerome "J-Roc" Harmon and Daniel Jones, with additional writing from James Fauntleroy and Drake. "Cabaret" is a pop and soul song which features beatboxing, handclapping, guitars and keyboards in its composition. Music critics noted its similarity to Timbaland's earlier works with singer Aaliyah and Timberlake's 2006 single "My Love". Lyrically, it finds the singer comparing his love to a burlesque and features sexually oriented lyrics. "Cabaret" received generally positive reviews from contemporary critics who praised Timbaland's production as well as Drake's rap verse on the song. As a result of the strong digital downloads following the release of the album, the track debuted on the charts in South Korea and the United States. It peaked at number 18 on the US R&B Songs chart and number 50 on the South Korean Gaon Chart, selling over 3,800 digital copies for the week in the latter country. Timberlake included "Cabaret" on the set list of his fourth worldwide concert tour entitled The 20/20 Experience World Tour (2013-2014).


  1. cabaret

    Cabaret is a form of entertainment typically held in restaurants or nightclubs, which features music, song, dance, drama, or comedy acts that are often performed by a small ensemble or single artist. It often showcases a range of different performance styles and is characterized by its intimate, more informal setting where the performers often interact with the audience. The term can also refer to the venue itself where such performances take place.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cabaretnoun

    a tavern; a house where liquors are retailed

  2. Cabaretnoun

    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. Cabaretnoun

    the type of entertainment provided in a cabaret{2}

  4. Etymology: [F.]


  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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Cabaret

    kab′a-ret, n. a small tavern. [Fr., prob. for cabanaretcabane, a hut.]

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  1. abreact

  2. bear cat

  3. bearcat

  4. bractea

  5. cat bear

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cabaret in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cabaret in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of cabaret in a Sentence

  1. Barbara Bleier:

    I don't think I've ever heard anybody say a bad word about her, she was one of the most generous, non-judgemental, and caring people that I have ever met. Her loss has impacted the theatrical, musical theater and cabaret communities.

  2. Emanuele Mancuso:

    Due to the climate of everything surrounding our golf tournament Shadow Cabaret has decided to cancel this event, we want to apologize to anyone that may have been offended by the tournament. Our intention was to raise money for a deserving local charity. Trump Doral, Trump Doral, has no association with our company outside of simply allowing us to rent the golf course.

  3. Stanislaw Mrowczynski:

    This is a disaster it shows the party has no serious program, for me this is like a cabaret. She isn't a serious candidate.

  4. Fran Drescher:

    We're pretaping everybody's performances and now we're editing Cancer Schmancer together, so Cancer Schmancer'll be a pretty tight kind of concert-fundraiser, and we're gon na stream Cancer Schmancer for free with the hope that people will watch Cancer Schmancer, enjoy Cancer Schmancer, and want to support our organization, because we had to cancel our annual cabaret dinner cruise, which normally takes place in New York Harbor, but all of the talent that we had booked said,' Well, whatever you ends up doing, we're happy to do it anyway.'.

  5. Sally Bowles:

    Of all the characters I've ever read, this one defies pigeonholing. I would ask people to come and see it before casting judgment, cabaret.

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