Definition of P. t. barnum

1. Noun. United States showman who popularized the circus (1810-1891).

Exact synonyms: Barnum, Phineas Taylor Barnum
Generic synonyms: Impresario, Promoter, Showman



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Lexicographical Neighbors of P. T. Barnum

P-plate
P-wave
P-waves
P.A.
P.A. system
P.E.
P.I.
P.M.
P.O.
P.O.I.
P.R.
P.S.
P. G. Wodehouse
P. I.
P. P. von Mauser
P. T. Barnum
P/E ratio
P/E ratios
P/Invoke
P/N
P1
P2Gri
P2P
P3
P400 protein
P45
P45s
P700
PA
PABA

Literary usage of P. t. barnum

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1. The Gentleman's Magazine (1855)
"... company of Drapers, was at the charges of that part between Bishopsgate and All- hallows-in-the-Wall. JG WALLER. (To le continued.) LIFE OF PT BARNUM. ..."

2. A Golden Age of Authors: A Publisher's Recollection by William Webster Ellsworth (1919)
"It was a copy of "The Life of PT Barnum, by Himself," a book absolutely unlike any I had read hitherto (under guidance). It bore no relation to "The Swiss ..."

3. The American Occupation of the Philippines, 1898-1912 by James Henderson Blount (1912)
"And Professor Worcester is the PT Barnum of the "non-Christian tribe" industry. The Filipinos, though unacquainted with the career of the famous menagerie ..."

4. Edward Fitzgerald Beale, a Pioneer in the Path of Empire, 1822-1903 by Stephen Bonsal (1912)
"... the United States Senate—Wise " Stay-at-Homes " Show Incredulity—Beale Walks down Wall Street with Mr. Aspinwall—PT Barnum Wants to Exhibit the Gold—But ..."

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