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cabaret

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noun cab·a·ret \ˌka-bə-ˈrā, ˈka-bə-ˌ\

Simple Definition of cabaret

  • : a restaurant where you can buy alcohol and see a musical show

  • : entertainment provided at a such a restaurant

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of cabaret

  1. 1 archaic :  a shop selling wines and liquors

  2. 2 a :  a restaurant serving liquor and providing entertainment (as by singers or dancers) :  nightclub b :  the show provided at a cabaret

Examples of cabaret in a sentence

  1. <a singing superstar who got her start singing in the cabarets of New York City>



Origin and Etymology of cabaret

French, from Middle French dialect (Picard or Walloon), from Middle Dutch, alteration of cambret, cameret, from Middle French dialect (Picard) camberete small room, ultimately from Late Latin camera — more at chamber


First Known Use: 1655



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