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, dramaturgic, ecdysiast, entertainer, exotic dancer, female impersonator, film, filmic, geisha, geisha girl, guisard, guiser, ham, hammy, histrionic, hoofer, impersonator, legitimate, magician, melodramatic, milked, monodramatic, mountebank, movie, mummer, musician, nautch girl, operatic, overacted, overplayed, peeler, performer, prestidigitator, public entertainer, scenic, show girl, singer, spectacular, stagelike, stageworthy, stagy, starstruck, stellar, stripper, stripteaser, stripteuse, theaterlike, theatrical, thespian, thrown away, underacted, underplayed, vaudevillist

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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 — noun or adjective see vaudeville …   New Collegiate 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 — 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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