from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A company or group, especially of touring actors, singers, or dancers. See Synonyms at band2.
- intransitive v. To tour with a theatrical company.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A company of, often touring, actors, singers or dancers.
- n. Any group of people working together on a shared activity.
- v. To tour with a troupe.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A company or troop, especially the company pf performers in a play or an opera.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A troop; a company; particularly, a company of players, operatic performers, dancers, acrobats, etc.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. organization of performers and associated personnel (especially theatrical)
French, troop; see troop.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Attested 1825. Borrowing from French troupe. Ultimately from the same Germanic root as troop. (Wiktionary)