noun, often attributive \ˈshō-ˌbiz\

Definition of SHOWBIZ

show·biz·zy \-ˌbi-zē\ adjective

Examples of SHOWBIZ

  1. Sometimes the critics love you and sometimes they hate you. That's showbiz.

Origin of SHOWBIZ

by shortening & alteration
First Known Use: 1945


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