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What does "Vaudeville" mean?


(n.) A kind of song of a lively character, frequently embodying a satire on some person or event, sung to a familiar air in couplets with a refrain; a street song; a topical song (n.) A theatrical piece, usually a comedy, the dialogue of which is intermingled with light or satirical songs, set to familiar airs

Synonyms music hall

Word Family vaudevillean, vaudevilleans