Definition of cabaret
1 archaic : a shop selling wines and liquors
2a : a restaurant serving liquor and providing entertainment (as by singers or dancers) : nightclubb : the show provided at a cabaret
Examples of cabaret in a Sentence
a singing superstar who got her start singing in the cabarets of New York City
Recent Examples of cabaret from the Web
Attractions at the resort included restaurants and casinos, as well as bars and cabarets.
The grand prize winner will be featured in a cabaret-style performance at Jilly's Music Room, and the winning song will be broadcast on 91.3 The Summit in October.
And she's ventured into music recently, with a tour of a cabaret-style show last year.
Director Josef von Sternberg, who discovered her in a Berlin cabaret and brought her to Hollywood, acted as the actress’ mentor.
And music has certainly been an important part of the show; in a highlight from last season, Maura’s ex-wife Shelly (Judith Light) performed a one-woman cruise-ship cabaret show called To Shell and Back, which Faith wrote.
Various venues have tried cabaret or dinner/mystery theater.
For any fan of Amazon's Transparent, one of last season's highlights was To Shel and Back, the cruise-ship cabaret show Shelly Pfefferman (Judith Light) based on her marriage to ex-husband Mort (now Maura).
The Second City began as a small cabaret theater in December 1959 in Chicago and grew to produce sketches and songs made famous by superstars such as Steve Carell, Stephen Colbert, Tina Fey, Bill Murray and Gilda Radner.
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Origin and Etymology of cabaret
CABARET Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of cabaret for English Language Learners
: a restaurant where you can buy alcohol and see a musical show
: entertainment provided at a such a restaurant
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