Kabuki

noun
Ka·​bu·​ki | \ kə-ˈbü-kē How to pronounce Kabuki (audio) , ˈkä-bü-(ˌ)kē How to pronounce Kabuki (audio) \

Definition of Kabuki

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

First Known Use of Kabuki

1899, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Kabuki

Japanese

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“Kabuki.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Kabuki. Accessed 12 Aug. 2022.

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