Definition of "cabaret" []

  • A restaurant or nightclub providing short programs of live entertainment. (noun)
  • The floor show presented by such a restaurant or nightclub. (noun)
  • A floor show of dancing, singing, or other light entertainment at a nightclub or restaurant (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • A nightclub or restaurant providing such entertainment (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "cabaret" in a sentence
  • "The Dutch are quite keen on what they call cabaret, and the artists known as cabaretiers."
  • "Even more than related musical forms, like jazz, the definition of "cabaret" is constantly changing and eternally subjective, and these two series are at the heart of that debate."
  • "The veteran headliner, who has sung in jazz clubs, theaters, concert halls and, most famously, in eight major Broadway shows, feels that cabaret is primarily a "place" and not necessarily a style."