Definition of Sideshows

1. Noun. (plural of sideshow) ¹



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Definition of Sideshows

1. sideshow [n] - See also: sideshow

Lexicographical Neighbors of Sideshows

siderotil
siderotils
sideroxylon
sideroxylons
siders
siderurgy
sides
sides reversed is
sidesaddle
sidesaddles
sidescroller
sidescrollers
sidescrolling
sideshow
sideshows (current term)
sideslip
sideslipped
sideslipping
sideslips
sidesman
sidesmen
sidespin
sidespins
sidesplitter
sidesplitting
sidesplittingly
sidestep
sidestepped
sidestepper

Literary usage of Sideshows

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. On the Broads by Anna Bowman Dodd (1896)
"I like the beginning, middle, and end, with all the sideshows thrown in." " Oh, well, come next year, and get in your sideshows. ..."

2. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1878)
"... the festive bull-fights were supplemented by various sideshows, and in the vestibule of the Grand Arena a pugnacious old cock-harpy was pitted against a ..."

3. Mark Twain: A Biography : the Personal and Literary Life of Samuel Langhorne by Albert Bigelow Paine (1912)
"The Virginia City people had heard many famous lectures before, but they were mere sideshows compared with Mark's. It could have been run to crowded houses ..."

4. The North American Review by Making of America Project, Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge (1883)
"But he finds that the continual calls for contribution and for aid in the entertainments and charitable sideshows of the Church serve the purpose of gauging ..."

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