Kabuki

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noun Ka·bu·ki \kə-ˈbü-kē, ˈkä-bü-(ˌ)kē\

Definition of Kabuki

  1. :  traditional Japanese popular drama performed with highly stylized singing and dancing

Origin and Etymology of kabuki

Japanese


First Known Use: 1899


KABUKI Defined for English Language Learners

Kabuki

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noun Ka·bu·ki \kə-ˈbü-kē, ˈkä-bü-(ˌ)kē\

Definition of Kabuki for English Language Learners

  • : a traditional form of Japanese entertainment with singing and dancing


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