vaudevillian

[vawd-vil-yuhn, vohd-, vaw-duh-]
noun
1.
Also, vaudevillist. a person who writes for or performs in vaudeville.
adjective
2.
of, pertaining to, or characteristic of vaudeville.

Origin:
1925–30; vaudeville + -ian

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vaudevillian (ˌvəʊdəˈvɪlɪən, ˌvɔː-)
 
n
1.  a person who writes for or performs in vaudeville
 
adj
2.  of, characteristic of, or relating to vaudeville

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Example sentences
His voice had the crooning humor of a highbrow vaudevillian.
His own music resembles nothing except itself, though its vitality recreates an authentic vaudevillian spirit.
From first-run movies and short reels to vaudevillian skits and local amateur acts, the theater was a popular place in town.
He is full of wit and humor, by turns almost vaudevillian and master of the deadpan joke.
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