Etymology
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cabaret (n.)

1650s, "tavern, bar, little inn," from French cabaret, originally "tavern" (13c.), which is of uncertain origin, perhaps from Middle Dutch cambret, from Old French (Picard dialect) camberete, diminutive of cambre "chamber" (see chamber (n.)). The word was "somewhat naturalized" in this sense [OED]. It was borrowed again from French with a meaning "a restaurant/night club" in 1912; extension of meaning to "entertainment, floor show" is by 1918.

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Definitions of cabaret

cabaret (n.)
a spot that is open late at night and that provides entertainment (as singers or dancers) as well as dancing and food and drink;
don't expect a good meal at a cabaret
Synonyms: nightclub / night club / club / nightspot
cabaret (n.)
a series of acts at a night club;
Synonyms: floorshow / floor show
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