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show business

noun

Simple Definition of show business

  • : the entertainment industry involved in making movies, television shows, plays, etc.

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of show business

  1. :  the arts, occupations, and businesses (as theater, motion pictures, and television) that comprise the entertainment industry

Examples of show business in a sentence

  1. She has been in show business for over 30 years.

  2. actors trying to break into show business



1850

First Known Use of show business

1850


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