re·​vue ri-ˈvyü How to pronounce revue (audio)
: a theatrical production consisting typically of brief loosely connected often satirical skits, songs, and dances

Examples of revue in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The twisted tale tracks how mastermind Steve Banerjee built the male revue into a phenomenon—and how drugs, greed and crime tore it all down. Clarissa Schmidt, Vogue, 17 July 2024 The revamped musical revue features the popular family of bear characters singing classic Disney songs and officially opens July 17. Matthew J. Palm, Orlando Sentinel, 10 July 2024 Other notable guests included Tennessee state Rep. Justin Jones, Holly G. — the founder of Black Opry, a home and touring revue for Black musicians in country music — as well as some of those artists like the duo The Kentucky Gentleman. Caché McClay, USA TODAY, 30 Mar. 2024 He got involved with Vietnam Veterans Against the War and, along with Peter Boyle and Howard Hesseman, Fonda and Sutherland put together a traveling revue called FTA (Free the Army, popularly known as F*@k the Army). Rick Schultz, Variety, 20 June 2024 See all Example Sentences for revue 

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Word History


French, from Middle French reveue review — more at review

First Known Use

1872, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of revue was in 1872

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“Revue.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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re·​vue ri-ˈvyü How to pronounce revue (audio)
: a theatrical entertainment consisting usually of brief and often funny sketches and songs

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