Definition of Tableau vivant

1. Noun. A group of people attractively arranged (as if in a painting).

Exact synonyms: Tableau
Generic synonyms: Arrangement



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tableau Vivant

table salt
table saw
table saws
table service
table soccer
table stakes
table talk
table tapping
table tennis
table tilting
table tipping
table turning
table wine
tableau
tableau vivant (current term)
tableaus
tableaux
tablebase
tablebases
tablebook
tablebooks
tablecloth
tableclothed
tablecloths
tabled
tablefork
tableful
tablefuls
tablehood

Literary usage of Tableau vivant

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1. The Historical Magazine and Notes and Queries Concerning the Antiquities by John Gilmary Shea, Henry Reed Stiles (1867)
"12 — tableau vivant, the book of ' Nicholas "'Nickleby. ... 18 — tableau vivant, ' Washington Irving in " ' England and Charles Dickens in Amer- " ' ica. ..."

2. The Historical Magazine and Notes and Queries Concerning the Antiquities by John Gilmary Shea, Henry Reed Stiles (1867)
"6—tableau vivant, the book of ' Oliver Twist.1 " 7—Quadrille March, Norma. ... 18—tableau vivant, ' Washington Irving in " ' England and Charles Dickens in ..."

3. The Judicial Dictionary, of Words and Phrases Judicially Interpreted: To by Frederick Stroud (1903)
"6; a tableau vivant representing a picture, is not a Copy or Reproduction of it (Hanfstaengl v. Empire Palace, 1894, 2 Ch. 1 ; 63 LJ Ch. 417; 1894, ..."

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