floor show


Definition of floor show

: a series of acts presented in a nightclub

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An emoji on the duplex’s top floor shows one smiling face with its tongue sticking out and eyes looking in different directions crowned by long, bold eyelashes. Los Angeles Times, "‘Emoji house’ feud erupts as frustrated residents urge Manhattan Beach to take action," 6 Aug. 2019 The kitchen’s dark history lives on in other ways: The original Douglas-fir floors showed several years of use. Kaitlin Menza, House Beautiful, "How Reclaimed Wood And A Turret Transformed This Formerly Dark Kitchen," 10 Jan. 2019 If the rug is bigger, hide part of it under the sofa, or have an equal amount of floor showing on at least three sides of the rug. Jennifer Adams, Philly.com, "Ask Jennifer Adams: How to decorate with area rugs," 22 June 2018 Las Vegas is all bright lights and the transitory nature of floor shows while the gallery quietly makes the case that Washington is muted museum lighting and the permanence of history. Erik Brady, USA TODAY, "Picture perfect: Caps fans celebrate Stanley Cup Final on steps of nation's living room," 3 June 2018 Vegas is the Strip, with bright lights and floor shows. Erik Brady, USA TODAY, "Which Stanley Cup Final city is more sinful, Las Vegas or Washington?," 6 June 2018 The defeat of the latest Farm Bill on the House floor shows how far the old formula has unraveled. Ed Kilgore, Daily Intelligencer, "Farm Bill Defeated in House Over Food Stamp and Immigration Issues," 18 May 2018 The shiny-floor shows, as they are known in the industry, are especially lucrative. New York Times, "Reality TV Kingpin Mike Darnell Wants One More Hit," 13 May 2018 One mock-up of the bank’s new trading floor shows an expansive view of Central Park. Sonali Basak, Bloomberg.com, "Deutsche Bank Joins Wall Street Exodus for View of Central Park," 4 May 2018

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First Known Use of floor show

1927, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of floor show

: a series of acts by performers in a nightclub

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