What does tableau mean?

tableau in AZ Dictionary

(n) a brilliant or graphic information: the film had been a tableau of a soldier's life.
(n) A striking incidental scene, by a picturesque crowd: "brand new community numbers out of the blue abound in hitherto faceless totalitarian tableaux” ( John McLaughlin).
(n) An interlude during a scene whenever most of the performers on stage freeze in position then resume action as before.

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  • Synonym for "tableau"
    • picture, scene
  • Phrases for "tableau"
    • the tableau, a tableau, tableau for, tableau of
  • Rhyme for "tableau"
    • Au, Beau, Bio, Bo, Bordeaux
  • Hypernym for "tableau"
    • aspect, vista, prospect, scene, view
  • Cross Reference for "tableau"
    • tableau vivant
  • Same Context for "tableau"
    • livre, coincidence, apparition, predicament, climax
  • Variant for "tableau"
    • tableaux
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