Definition of Show business

1. Noun. Those involved in providing entertainment: radio and television and films and theater.

Exact synonyms: Entertainment Industry, Show Biz
Generic synonyms: Industry
Terms within: Film Industry, Movie Industry

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Show Business

show a clean pair of heels
show a leg
show a little ginger
show and tell
show ankle
show barn
show barns
show bill
show biz
show business (current term)
show card
show globe
show globes
show jumper
show jumpers
show jumping
show of force
show of hands
show off
show offs
show one's cards
show one's face
show one's hand
show one's true colors

Literary usage of Show business

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1. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1920)
"On July 31, 1919, Marchman instituted ал action against Manning, to enjoin him from engaging in the moving picture show business in Marietta. ..."

2. Following the Equator: A Journey Around the World by Mark Twain (1897)
"The show business." A fatal question. I recognized that I was defeated. If I answered no, he would cut the matter short and wave me to the door without the ..."

3. The Massachusetts Business Corporation Law of 1903: Covering Private by Prescott Farnsworth Hall (1908)
"The corporation is constituted for the purpose of carrying on a general theatrical and show business and producing and exhibiting scenic, dramatic, musical, ..."

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