North American informal An elaborate display or presentation, especially as part of a promotional campaign.
- We have the rifle association sponsoring a dog and pony show for their supporters, which include some of the biggest freaks this country has ever produced.
- It was disturbing, however, to have to sit there for what turned into a dog and pony show.
- I think that's one of the reasons why the producers selected me, is that the first time I contacted them, I expected this to be some weird dog and pony show.
For editors and proofreaders
Syllabification: dog and pon·y show
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.