verb (used without object), cab·a·reted [kab-uh-reyd] /ˌkæb əˈreɪd/, cab·a·ret·ing [kab-uh-rey-ing] /ˌkæb əˈreɪ ɪŋ/.
Origin of cabaret
Examples from the Web for cabaret
Then we were dropping in on some cabaret in Denver, or perhaps it was a restaurant in Nevada.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Like Fosse did with Cabaret, Marshall excised two major characters: the Narrator and the Mysterious Man.
Later, at the Rose.Rabbit.Lie club, Amber spontaneously sing “Proud Mary” with a cabaret singer.Best Career Arc Ever: From Burlesque To Bartending|Anne Berry|September 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Blacklace also hosts nights for Killing Kittens, a sex club of sorts with cabaret acts held at venues around the U.K.Inside London's Underground Burlesque and Fetish Scene|Liza Foreman|August 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Alan Cumming shimmered darkly and brilliantly as the emcee in the Cabaret performance.
He had married again, a woman in his own rank of life, and was keeping a cabaret in the Rue du Bac.Notwithstanding|Mary Cholmondeley
Much credit must be given to those few guests who realized that the gym was supposed to represent a cabaret.The 1926 Tatler|Various
Following the entrance of the Americans, the cabaret had gradually filled.Zut and Other Parisians|Guy Wetmore Carryl
It is intended for Isadore Schwartz, a wicked cousin of his who is a victim of the cabaret habit.You Should Worry Says John Henry|George V. Hobart
In addition to what I have saved I shall have the price of the cabaret.Won by the Sword|G.A. Henty
British Dictionary definitions for cabaret
Word Origin for cabaret
Word Origin and History for cabaret
1650s, from French cabaret, originally "tavern" (13c.), of uncertain origin, perhaps from Middle Dutch cambret, from Old French (Picard dialect) camberete, diminutive of cambre "chamber" (see chamber). The word was "somewhat naturalized" in this sense [OED] It came to mean "a restaurant/night club" in English from 1912; extension of meaning to "entertainment, floor show" is from 1922.