burlesque burlesque  /bər ˈlɛsk/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a theatrical entertainment of broad and earthy humor; consists of comic skits and short turns (and sometimes striptease)
  2. (n) a composition that imitates or misrepresents somebody's style, usually in a humorous way
  3. (v) make a parody of
  4. (adj) relating to or characteristic of a burlesque

Usage(s):

  1. Majority of the city gyms are advocating burlesque dancing in order to nurture fitness and health.
  2. Burlesque comes in its new incarnation of big, bad and boisterous and all shows are sold out one day in advance in the local theater.

News

  1. The Love Cats Presents Curiositease - A night of Burlesque - 6th July at The Zanzibar in Liverpool

    LIVERPOOL, England, June 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- On the 6 th July, we are bringing a night of burlesque to the heart of Liverpool's city centre. The event is a night of burlesque which will be showcasing ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Lesbian Burlesque Party

    This month's gay pride-themed installment of "Cherry," a monthly party for lesbians and their friends, will feature the return of burlesque dancer Kitty Wompas. Wompas, who performed at some earlier "Cherry" parties, has been performing in Florida lately, but she's back in town.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Memphis Flyer

  3. YPSILANTI: Burlesque show helps Corner Bar turn 7 years old

    YPSILANTI — The Corner Brewery was packed on Friday as people came out in droves, and in costume, to celebrate the brewpub's seventh anniversary at its annual Velvet Hammer party and burlesque show.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Ypsilanti Courier

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Quotes

  1. "The whole idea of burlesque has always intrigued me. The art of the tease, the dance, beautiful women - need I say more," she added.
    on Jul 2, 2010 By: Christina Aguilera Source: Times of India

  2. Holly said: "I've got to know Mel B more recently because we've both appeared in a burlesque production called 'Peepshow' in Las Vegas. Mel's hilarious and very over the top. I love listening to her English accent - but it's hard to understand what...
    on Jun 26, 2010 By: Holly Madison Source: Contactmusic.com

  3. "As countless families gathered around the television to watch one of our nation's most celebrated events, they were rudely greeted with a halftime show stunt more fitting of a burlesque show," said Michael Powell, the commission chairman.
    on Sep 22, 2004 By: Michael Powell Source: FOXNews

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