Cab"a*ret (kăb"ȧ*rĕt; 277), n. [F.] A tavern; a house where liquors are retailed. [Obs. as an English word.]

Cab"a*ret (?), n. In the United States, a café or restaurant where the guests are entertained by performers who dance or sing on the floor between the tables, after the practice of a certain class of French taverns; hence, an entertainment of this nature.