Definition of singspiel
: a musical work popular in Germany especially in the latter part of the 18th century characterized by spoken dialogue interspersed with songs
Origin and Etymology of singspiel
German, from singen to sing + Spiel play
First Known Use: 1876See Words from the same year
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