Entry from US English dictionary
An exhibition of wax dummies, typically representing famous people and fictional characters: no wax museum is complete without its chamber of horrors
More example sentences
- She was just sitting there looking like a misplaced exhibit from the wax museum.
- Imagine my surprise, after my ranting about theme parks, to find out that the wax museum has quite a history, most of it made and shaped by women.
- Because of presidential election delays, the statue of George W. Bush was a bit tardy for its installation in Madame Tussaud's Times Square wax museum.
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Syllabification: wax mu·se·um
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