cabaret

[ kab-uh-rey for 1–4, 6, 7; kab-uh-ret for 5 ]
/ ˌkæb əˈreɪ for 1–4, 6, 7; ˈkæb əˌrɛt for 5 /

noun

verb (used without object), cab·a·reted [kab-uh-reyd] /ˌkæb əˈreɪd/, cab·a·ret·ing [kab-uh-rey-ing] /ˌkæb əˈreɪ ɪŋ/.

to attend or frequent cabarets.

Origin of cabaret

1625–35; < French: tap-room, Middle French dial. (Picard or Walloon) < Middle Dutch, denasalized variant of cambret, cameret < Picard camberete small room (cognate with French chambrette; see chamber, -ette)
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cabaret

/ (ˈkæbəˌreɪ) /

noun

a floor show of dancing, singing, or other light entertainment at a nightclub or restaurant
mainly US a nightclub or restaurant providing such entertainment

Word Origin for cabaret

C17: from Norman French: tavern, probably from Late Latin camera an arched roof, chamber
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