noun or adjective see vaudeville

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  • vaudevillian — 1913 (n.), from VAUDEVILLE (Cf. vaudeville) + IAN (Cf. ian) …   Etymology dictionary

  • vaudevillian — ☆ vaudevillian [vôd vil′yən, vädvil yən ] n. one who performs in vaudeville adj. of or like vaudeville …   English World dictionary

  • vaudevillian — vaudeville ► NOUN ▪ a type of entertainment featuring a mixture of musical and comedy acts. DERIVATIVES vaudevillian adjective & noun. ORIGIN French; apparently denoting songs composed by Olivier Basselin, a fifteenth century fuller born in Vau… …   English terms dictionary

  • vaudevillian — /vawd vil yeuhn, vohd , vaw deuh /, n. 1. Also, vaudevillist. a person who writes for or performs in vaudeville. adj. 2. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of vaudeville. [1925 30; VAUDEVILLE + IAN] * * * …   Universalium

  • vaudevillian — noun a person who performs in vaudeville …   Wiktionary

  • vaudevillian — Synonyms and related words: actor proof, all star, artist, artiste, ballet, balletic, belly dancer, burlesque queen, chorine, chorus boy, chorus girl, cinematic, cinematographic, conjurer, coryphee, dancer, dancing girl, dramatic, dramatical,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • vaudevillian — n. performer in a vaudeville theater; one who writes or performs vaudeville acts …   English contemporary dictionary

  • vaudevillian — vaude·vil·lian …   English syllables

  • vaudevillian — noun a performer who works in vaudeville • Hypernyms: ↑performer, ↑performing artist • Instance Hyponyms: ↑Burns, ↑George Burns, ↑Nathan Birnbaum, ↑Tucker, ↑Sophie Tucker …   Useful english dictionary

  • Joe Weber (vaudevillian) — Joe Weber (11 August 1867, New York City 10 May 1942, Los Angeles) born Joseph Morris Weber was a vaudevillian who, along with Lew Fields, formed the comedy team of Weber and Fields.Fields and Weber started performing in museums, circuses, and… …   Wikipedia

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