game show

noun

Definition of game show

  1. :  a television program on which contestants compete for prizes in a game (as a quiz)

1958

First Known Use of game show

1958


GAME SHOW Defined for English Language Learners

game show

noun

Definition of game show for English Language Learners

  • : a television program in which people try to win prizes in a game


Learn More about game show


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up game show? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a brief usually trivial fact

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ