revue

[ri-vyoo]
noun
1.
a form of theatrical entertainment in which recent events, popular fads, etc., are parodied.
2.
any entertainment featuring skits, dances, and songs.
Also, review.


Origin:
1870–75; < French: review

revuist, noun

review, revue (see synonym study at review).
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revue or (less commonly) review (rɪˈvjuː)
 
n
a form of light entertainment consisting of a series of topical sketches, songs, dancing, comic turns, etc
 
[C20: from French; see review]
 
review or (less commonly) review
 
n
 
[C20: from French; see review]

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revue
1872, "show presenting a review of current events," from Fr. revue, from M.Fr., lit. "survey" (see review).
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Example sentences
It is not my intention to raise any critical comment on this revue.
The tongue-in-cheek revue also included dancing canoes and tabletop hockey players.
One of the restaurants hosts a nightly musical revue.
Goldwyn's technique is to spin a revue: a slender thread of narrative linking a series of specialties.
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