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Married twice by the time she was 16, she made her way to Los Angeles and was working as a cocktail waitress when a customer suggested that she consider dancing at a nearby burlesque theater, the Follies.
TEMPEST STORM, EXOTIC DANCER CALLED ‘THE LAST QUEEN OF BURLESQUE,’ DIES AT 93MATT SCHUDELAPRIL 22, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The genius of the French language seems more particularly to lend itself to the fabrication of burlesque forms and subterfuges.
A CURSORY HISTORY OF SWEARINGJULIAN SHARMAN
Valmond stood watching intently, and the people were very still, for this seemed like real life, and no burlesque.
WHEN VALMOND CAME TO PONTIAC, COMPLETEGILBERT PARKER
I fancied that I had pitched my verses in so high a key that no one could mistake their burlesque intention.
PENELOPE'S EXPERIENCES IN SCOTLANDKATE DOUGLAS WIGGIN
Bad puns were evidently common on the stage before the days of Victorian burlesque.
WITCH, WARLOCK, AND MAGICIANWILLIAM HENRY DAVENPORT ADAMS
His haggard, melancholy mien was in admirable artistic contrast to his garb and the burlesque humour of his song.
TALES OF NORTHUMBRIAHOWARD PEASE
When the burlesque prologue comes to a conclusion, Burattino's master puts in his appearance.
The Granelleschi professed sincere admiration for an obscure burlesque Florentine poet of the fifteenth century called Burchiello.
There was a tournament, directed by Truffaldino, who arranged burlesque encounters for the knights.
He so certainly involved her in the burlesque of the transformation that she had to quench memory.
LORD ORMONT AND HIS AMINTA, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH
WORDS RELATED TO BURLESQUE
- curl one's lip
- give Bronx cheer
- hold in contempt
- hold up to ridicule
- laugh at
- look down on
- put down
- quip at
- rank out
- sneeze at
- sniff at
- turn up one's nose
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