noun. ['ˈvɑːdvɪl'] a variety show with songs and comic acts etc..
- variety show
Words that Rhyme with Vaudeville
Example sentences of the word vaudeville
1. Noun, singular or mass
They were usually simple vaudeville, circus or magic shows.
2. Noun, plural
Sweet Fanny Adams specialty are 1890s-style vaudeville and musical comedy performances.
Once a venue for vaudeville acts, the restored theater now hosts live performances and movie viewings.
Quotes containing the word vaudeville
1. I was always a fan of the old-style comics. I loved vaudeville. I loved Milton Berle, Dick Shawn, Phyllis Diller, Don Rickles, Charlie Callas, all those guys. Hilarious. I love the Bing Crosby and Bob Hope movies, and Abbott & Costello. My television influences were 'Monty Python's Flying Circus,' 'Benny Hill,' and 'Hee Haw.'
- Larry the Cable Guy
2. No one says a novel has to be one thing. It can be anything it wants to be, a vaudeville show, the six o’clock news, the mumblings of wild men saddled by demons.
- Ishmael Reed, Yellow Back Radio Broke-Down