floor show


Definition of floor show

: a series of acts presented in a nightclub

Examples of floor show in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Two pieces of tape on the floor show how far a sneeze goes without a mask, about 12 feet, and with a mask, about one foot. Alicia Eler, Star Tribune, "St. Paul Science Museum welcomes back visitors with big changes for safety," 20 Aug. 2020 There are tape markers on the floor showing customers how far apart to stay, and seating capacity, usually 49, has been reduced by about 75 percent. New York Times, "As States Reopen, Governors Balance Existing Risks With New Ones," 17 May 2020 Signs of separation will abound: decals on elevator floors showing you where to stand, arrows to route foot traffic in one direction, chairs removed from conference rooms and other popular gathering places. Roger Vincentstaff Writer, Los Angeles Times, "Someday we’ll return to the office. It’ll be nothing like we’ve seen before," 8 May 2020 One emoji on the duplex’s top floor showed a smiling face with a stuck-out tongue; the eyes, looking in different directions, were crowned by long, bold eyelashes. Los Angeles Times, "Remember the hot-pink ‘emoji house’? It sold for $1.55 million in Manhattan Beach," 13 Apr. 2020 No more than six people are allowed in elevators; tape on the floor shows where to stand. Will Knight, Wired, "China Goes Back to Work as the Coronavirus Rages On Elsewhere," 27 Mar. 2020 Screening features a live floor show performance by Simply His Servants. Joey Morona, cleveland, "Día de Muertos and 10 more things to do in Cleveland this weekend," 2 Nov. 2019 In addition to the regular a la carte menu, the Mai-Kai — famous for its embrace of tiki culture, Asian and Hawaiian fare and a Polynesian floor show — will have two seatings for Thanksgiving dinner. Rod Stafford Hagwood, sun-sentinel.com, "Here are 10 Broward County restaurants that will make Thanksgiving dinner for you," 30 Oct. 2019 Maps of the ocean floor show a vast elevated region surrounding the islands of New Zealand, a formation known as Zealandia. NBC News, "Real-life Atlantis: Lost continent found under Europe is revealing Earth's missing history," 20 Sep. 2019

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First Known Use of floor show

1927, in the meaning defined above

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“Floor show.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/floor%20show. Accessed 18 Sep. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of floor show

: a series of acts by performers in a nightclub

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