pantomime noun definition in Types of play topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

pantomime

 noun: Types of play topic
(also British English, informal panto) [countable, uncountable] (in Britain) a type of play with music, dancing and jokes, that is based on a fairy tale and is usually performed at Christmas We took the children to a pantomime. He has also appeared in pantomime. the pantomime season