noun \ˈnāb\

Definition of NABE

:  a neighborhood theater —usually used in plural with the
:  neighborhood 4

Examples of NABE

  1. <although it has undergone several transformations over the years, Times Square remains one of New York's most fabled nabes>

Origin of NABE

by shortening & alteration from neighborhood
First Known Use: 1935

Other Performing Arts Terms

diva, dramaturgy, loge, prestidigitation, proscenium, supernumerary, zany

Rhymes with NABE


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