Definition of Showmen

1. Noun. (plural of showman) ¹



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Definition of Showmen

1. showman [n] - See also: showman

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Showmen

showing trust
showing up
showing wisdom
showings
showish
showjumper
showjumpers
showjumping
showlike
showman
showmance
showmances
showmanly
showmanship
showmanships
showmen (current term)
shown
showoff
showoffs
showperson
showpersons
showpiece
showpieces
showplace
showplaces
showplan
showplans
showreel
showreels
showring

Literary usage of Showmen

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1. Glimpses of Real Life as Seen in the Theatrical World and in Bohemia: Being by James Glass Bertram (1864)
"... number of showmen and performers of various kinds, a few words about the world of shows, and the show-folk, may not prove uninteresting to my readers. ..."

2. The Census of Massachusetts: 1875 by Carroll Davidson Wright, Massachusetts Bureau of Statistics of Labor (1876)
"... 82 J Music teachers 339 1257 (10 to 15), Singers, 16 54 (10 to 15) - li ACTORS AND showmen 163 Actors HI showmen, 52' TEACHERS, 1267 8136 Professors, . ..."

3. Slang and Its Analogues Past and Present: A Dictionary, Historical and by John Stephen Farmer, William Ernest Henley (1902)
"Verb, (common). — I. See subs. 3. 2. (common).—To spoil ; to outwit ; to perplex. Hence то QUEER A PITCH (cheap Jacks and showmen) = to ..."

4. An Introduction to Natural Philosophy: Designed as a Text-book, for the Use by Denison Olmsted (1858)
"... of forming images in the air, were, in a less enlightened age than the present, frequently employed by showmen for exhibiting surprising appearances. ..."

5. An Introduction to Natural Philosophy: Designed as a Text Book, for the Use by Denison Olmsted (1832)
"... of forming images in the air, were in a less enlightened age than the present, frequently employed by showmen for exhibiting surprising appearances. ..."

6. Glimpses of Real Life as Seen in the Theatrical World and in Bohemia: Being by James Glass Bertram (1864)
"... number of showmen and performers of various kinds, a few words about the world of shows, and the show-folk, may not prove uninteresting to my readers. ..."

7. The Census of Massachusetts: 1875 by Carroll Davidson Wright, Massachusetts Bureau of Statistics of Labor (1876)
"... 82 J Music teachers 339 1257 (10 to 15), Singers, 16 54 (10 to 15) - li ACTORS AND showmen 163 Actors HI showmen, 52' TEACHERS, 1267 8136 Professors, . ..."

8. Slang and Its Analogues Past and Present: A Dictionary, Historical and by John Stephen Farmer, William Ernest Henley (1902)
"Verb, (common). — I. See subs. 3. 2. (common).—To spoil ; to outwit ; to perplex. Hence то QUEER A PITCH (cheap Jacks and showmen) = to ..."

9. An Introduction to Natural Philosophy: Designed as a Text-book, for the Use by Denison Olmsted (1858)
"... of forming images in the air, were, in a less enlightened age than the present, frequently employed by showmen for exhibiting surprising appearances. ..."

10. An Introduction to Natural Philosophy: Designed as a Text Book, for the Use by Denison Olmsted (1832)
"... of forming images in the air, were in a less enlightened age than the present, frequently employed by showmen for exhibiting surprising appearances. ..."

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