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Definition of "kyogen" []

  • A type of traditional comic Japanese drama that developed with No theatre as a form of farcical interlude (noun)
  • A form of traditional Japanese theatre, once performed alongside noh as a comic intermission. (noun)

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Use "kyogen" in a sentence
  • "Tokyo also has a re-created Globe; they do visiting RSC productions, a Kabuki "" Hamlet '' and a kyogen "" Horazamurai '' -- "" The Merry Wives of Windsor '' to you."
  • ""People want to access what it means to be Japanese now," says Motoya Izumi, 27, a performer in the 600-year-old comic musical art known as kyogen."
  • "And kyogen, once studied as an ancient art, is gaining new and younger fans around the country."