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vaudeville - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'vaudeville' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Vaudeville [ 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.
- A theatrical piece, usually a comedy, the dialogue of which is intermingled with light or satirical songs, set to familiar airs.