Meaning of vaudeville
Pronunciation: (vôd'vil, vōd'-, vô'du-), [key]
- theatrical entertainment consisting of a number of individual performances, acts, or mixed numbers, as by comedians, singers, dancers, acrobats, and magicians. Cf.(def. 9).
- a theatrical piece of light or amusing character, interspersed with songs and dances.
- a satirical cabaret song.
- vaudeville (Thesaurus)