Definition of Minstrel show

1. Noun. A troupe of performers in blackface typically giving a comic program of negro songs and jokes.

Generic synonyms: Company, Troupe
Member holonyms: Corner Man, End Man, Interlocutor, Middleman, Minstrel



2. Noun. A variety show in which the performers are made up in blackface.
Generic synonyms: Variety, Variety Show

Definition of Minstrel show

1. Noun. A variety show performed by white people in blackface. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Literary usage of Minstrel show

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1. Amateur Circus Life by Ernest Berkeley Balch, Ernest Berkeley Blach (1916)
"CHAPTER X THE OLD-FASHIONED minstrel show The old-fashioned negro minstrel show was a ... A minstrel show is impossible unless you have the voices. ..."

2. The Story of the 275th Anniversary Celebration of the Founding of Southold by Ella Boldry Hallock (1915)
"minstrel show On Thursday evening an open-air, old-time minstrel show was held on what is now known as the Pageant Green, the place set apart for the ..."

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