Definition of pappyshow in English:

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pappyshow

Pronunciation: /ˈpapɪʃəʊ/

Entry from British & World English dictionary

noun

[in singular] West Indian
A person or thing that is a parody or mockery of something else: he is merely making a pappyshow of the volunteer litter wardens
More example sentences
  • I think the whole political scene is a pappyshow.
  • What a pappyshow has been their so-called co-operation on fighting crime, created as a direct result of citizens' pressure and political opportunism!
  • And this Government so incompetent, they went and read the death warrant and make a big pappyshow, saying they going to hang Monday morning.

Origin

Variant of puppet show.

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