Definition of Kyogen

1. Noun. A form of traditional Japanese theatre, once performed alongside noh as a comic intermission. ¹



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Definition of Kyogen

1. a comic interlude between Japanese plays [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Kyogen

kynrede
kynredes
kynuramine
kynurenic
kynurenic acid
kynureninase
kynureninases
kynurenine
kynurenine-pyruvate aminotransferase
kynurenine 3-hydroxylase
kynurenine 3-monooxygenase
kynurenine formamidase
kynurenines
kyo-chiku
kyodai
kyogen (current term)
kyogens
kyoodle
kyotorphin I dipeptidase
kyotorphin synthetase
kype
kypes
kyphoplasties
kyphoplasty
kyphos
kyphoscolioses
kyphoscoliosis
kyphoscoliotic pelvis
kyphoses

Literary usage of Kyogen

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1. Japan of the Japanese by Joseph Henry Longford (1914)
"The solemnity and seriousness of the No are relieved by the kyogen (mad words), farces written in the prose that was spoken in the Middle Ages. ..."

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