Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
a show, as on television or in a nightclub, made up of different kinds of acts, as comic skits, songs, dances, etc.
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nounThe American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
A theatrical entertainment consisting of successive unrelated acts, such as songs, dances, and comedy skits.