Dictionary.com

revue

[ ri-vyoo ]
/ rɪˈvyu /
Save This Word!

noun
a form of theatrical entertainment in which recent events, popular fads, etc., are parodied.
any entertainment featuring skits, dances, and songs.
QUIZ
CAN YOU ANSWER THESE COMMON GRAMMAR DEBATES?
There are grammar debates that never die; and the ones highlighted in the questions in this quiz are sure to rile everyone up once again. Do you know how to answer the questions that cause some of the greatest grammar debates?
Question 1 of 7
Which sentence is correct?
Also re·view .

Origin of revue

First recorded in 1870–75; from French: literally, “seen again”; see origin at review

OTHER WORDS FROM revue

re·vu·ist, noun

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH revue

review, revue
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use revue in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for revue

revue

less commonly review

/ (rɪˈvjuː) /

noun
a form of light entertainment consisting of a series of topical sketches, songs, dancing, comic turns, etc

Word Origin for revue

C20: from French; see review
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
FEEDBACK