a popular stage entertainment featuring comic dialogue, song, and dance in highly conventionalized patterns, performed by a troupe of actors, traditionally comprising two end men and a chorus in blackface and an interlocutor: developed in the U.S. in the early and mid-19th century.
a theatrical entertainment consisting of songs, dances, comic turns, etc, performed by a troupe of actors wearing black face make-up
[min-struh l-see] /ˈmɪn strəl si/ noun 1. the art or practice of a minstrel. 2. minstrels’ songs, ballads, etc.: a collection of Scottish minstrelsy. /ˈmɪnstrəlsɪ/ noun (pl) -sies 1. the art of a minstrel 2. the poems, music, or songs of a minstrel 3. a troupe of minstrels n. c.1300, menstracie, “music as produced on […]
[mint] /mɪnt/ noun 1. any aromatic herb of the genus Mentha, having opposite leaves and small, whorled flowers, as the and . Compare . 2. a soft or hard confection, often shaped like a wafer, that is usually flavored with and often served after lunch or dinner. 3. any of various flavored hard candies packaged […]
[min-tij] /ˈmɪn tɪdʒ/ noun 1. the act or process of . 2. the product or result of ; coinage. 3. the charge for or cost of or coining. 4. the output of a . 5. a stamp or character impressed. /ˈmɪntɪdʒ/ noun 1. the process of minting 2. money minted 3. a fee paid for […]
- Mint bush
noun 1. an aromatic shrub of the genus Prostanthera with a mintlike odour: family Lamiaceae (labiates): native to Australia