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re·vue

 (rĭ-vyo͞o′)
n.
A musical show consisting of skits, songs, and dances, often satirizing current events, trends, and personalities.

[French, from Old French, review; see review.]

revue

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

re•vue

or re•view

(rɪˈvyu)

n.
1. a form of theatrical entertainment in which recent events, popular fads, etc., are parodied.
2. any entertainment featuring skits, dances, and songs.
[1870–75; < French: review]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.revue - a variety show with topical sketches and songs and dancing and comedians
follies - a revue with elaborate costuming
variety show, variety - a show consisting of a series of short unrelated performances

revue

noun show, production, entertainment, presentation the West End success of the revue `Five Guys Named Moe'
Translations

revue

[rɪˈvjuː] N (Theat) → (teatro m de) revista f or variedades fpl

revue

[rɪˈvjuː] n (THEATRE)revue f

revue

n (Theat) → Revue f; (satirical) → Kabarett nt; revue artistRevuestar m, → Kabarettist(in) m(f)

revue

[rɪˈvjuː] n (Theatre) → rivista

revue

(rəˈvjuː) noun
an amusing, not very serious, theatre show.
References in classic literature ?
In a word, without going over all the journals in the world, there was not a scientific publication, from the Journal of Evangelical Missions to the Revue Algerienne et Coloniale, from the Annales de la Propagation de la Foi to the Church Missionary Intelligencer, that had not something to say about the affair in all its phases.
The letter was accompanied by a cutting from the agony-column of the Revue Theatrale, which ran:
He nudged Philip when at some revue a woman appeared with practically nothing on, and pointed out to him the most strapping of the courtesans who walked about the hall.