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showbiz

play
noun, often attributive show·biz \ˈshō-ˌbiz\

Definition of showbiz

showbizzy play \-ˌbi-zē\ adjective


Examples of showbiz in a sentence

  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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