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street entertainer Line breaks: street en¦ter|tain¦er

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Definition of street entertainer in English:


A person who entertains the public in the street, especially with music, acting, or juggling.
Example sentences
  • Among them is Robert Stredder, a street entertainer and performance artist.
  • I have had to work as a street entertainer in Blackburn, and at all the festivals, to get some recognition.
  • It is to make the distinction, he says, between somebody like himself who is a bona-fide musician, and those who think because they can squeeze an out-of-tune note out of a penny whistle it makes them a street entertainer.


street entertainment
Example sentences
  • Free events including professional performances of Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream, street entertainment and Settle's first farmers' market take place in the town this weekend.
  • Visitors will be able to enjoy themed market stalls, craft demonstrations, interactive workshops and strolling street entertainment.
  • There will be music from calypso to barbershop, street entertainment from cheerleader displays to circus skills workshops, and a host of other excitement.
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