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show US English

Be or allow or cause to be visible

give the game away US English

Inadvertently reveal something secret or concealed

show US Thesaurus

the stitches do not show

no-show US English

A person who has made a reservation, booking, or appointment but neither keeps nor cancels it

on show US English

Being exhibited

show up US English

Be conspicuous or clearly visible

air show US English

A show at which aircraft perform aerial displays

baby show US English

A beauty contest in which babies are shown off.

chat show US English

British term for talk show.

dog's show US English

= dog's chance.

film show US English

An act or instance of showing a film to an audience, typically to accompany a talk or entertainment

game show US English

A television program in which people compete to win prizes

gang show US English

A locally produced variety show performed annually by members of the Scout and Guide Association

gas show US English

An escape of natural gas from underground deposits, thought to indicate the presence of oil.

girl show US English

An entertainment featuring naked or provocatively dressed female performers.

ice show US English

An entertainment performed by ice skaters

leg show US English

A theatrical production in which dancing girls display their legs

mud show US English

An exhibition, carnival, performance, etc., held in the open air.

oil-show US English

A natural seepage of petroleum from underground deposits.

peep show US English

A sequence of pictures viewed through a lens or hole set into a box, traditionally offered as a public entertainment

quiz show US English

A television or radio light entertainment program in which people compete in a quiz, typically for prizes

road show US English

A touring show of performers, especially pop musicians

rose show US English

An exhibition mainly or entirely of roses.

for show US English

For the sake of appearance rather than for use

show off US English

Make a deliberate or pretentious display of one’s abilities or accomplishments

show-off US English

A person who acts pretentiously or who publicly parades themselves, their possessions, or their accomplishments

show out US English

Reveal that one has no cards of a particular suit

show bag US English

A bag of goods, especially trade samples or publicity material, available at events such as annual shows

show band US English

A band that plays cover versions of popular songs

show bill US English

An advertising poster, especially for a theater performance

show biz US English

Informal term for show business.

show pony US English

A stylish or flamboyant person, especially a performer, who enjoys being in the limelight

show time US English

The time at which a play, film, or concert is scheduled to begin

show tune US English

A song from a musical that has become popular in its own right

skin show US English

North American slang a striptease or other entertainment featuring naked or provocatively dressed (usually female) performers.

talk show US English

A television or radio show in which various topics are discussed informally and listeners, viewers, or the studio audience are invited to participate in the discussion

show-off US Thesaurus

no one minds that Amy's a show-off because she's just so funny

beauty show US English

= beauty parade.

field show US English

An exhibition or display staged on a field, especially a parade or agricultural show.

floor show US English

An entertainment, such as singing or comedy, presented at a nightclub, restaurant, or similar venue

flower show US English

An event at which flowers are displayed and judged for awards

freak show US English

A sideshow at a fair, featuring abnormally developed people or animals

girlie show US English

An entertainment in which young women engage in striptease and other erotic routines

horror show US English

A film or play intended to entertain by arousing feelings of horror or fear

horse show US English

An event involving competitions and displays in various equestrian sports such as showjumping and dressage

laser show US English

A spectacle of coloured laser lights that move and change

light show US English

A spectacle of colored lights that move and change, especially at a pop concert

monkey show US English

A show or form of entertainment (such as a circus or fair) featuring monkeys or apes (sometimes figurative as the type of something either farcical or highly entertaining).

movie show US English

The screening of a film.

one-man show US English

A show performed by one person only

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