vaudevillian

[ vawd-vil-yuhn, vohd-, vaw-duh- ]
/ vɔdˈvɪl yən, voʊd-, ˌvɔ də- /

noun

Also vaude·vil·list. a person who writes for or performs in vaudeville.

adjective

of, relating to, or characteristic of vaudeville.

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Origin of vaudevillian

First recorded in 1925–30; vaudeville + -ian

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British Dictionary definitions for vaudevillian

vaudevillian
/ (ˌvəʊdəˈvɪlɪən, ˌvɔː-) /

noun also: vaudevillist

a person who writes for or performs in vaudeville

adjective

of, characteristic of, or relating to vaudeville
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