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Line breaks: show|biz
Pronunciation: /ˈʃəʊbɪz

Definition of showbiz in English:


Informal term for show business. tributes poured in from showbiz stars
More example sentences
  • So says Shawn Levy in his book on the Sinatra-led showbiz clan known as the Rat Pack.
  • The years roll by and each takes its toll bringing with it some well known names from the showbiz scene.
  • Milind is not stuck with the showbiz world and is aware of the murky happenings in the society around.



Example sentences
  • What Riverdance manages to do is take that and put it on a grander scale, make it showbizzy.
  • And it was here we had our memorable, showbizzy moment at the Da Romana Trattoria on Via Galuppi.
  • Although Geoffrey's surname was actually Bragg, he changed it to the more showbizzy Kendal after his town or origin.

Words that rhyme with showbiz


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