- a restaurant or cafe with dancing, singing, skits, etc. as entertainment
- this kind of entertainment
Origin of cabaretFr, tavern from Middle Dutch cabret from cambret from Old French dialect, dialectal camberete, diminutive of cambre, chamber
- A restaurant or nightclub providing short programs of live entertainment.
- The floor show presented by such a restaurant or nightclub.
Origin of cabaretFrench tap-room from Middle Dutch cabret from Old North French camberette from Late Latin camera room ; see chamber .