horror show

noun
Updated on: 22 May 2018

Definition of horror show

: something difficult to deal with or watch
  • the trial was a horror show

Examples of horror show in a Sentence

  1. The trial has been a horror show.

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First Known Use of horror show

circa 1959

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Definition of horror show for English Language Learners

  • : something that is difficult to deal with or watch because it is so bad, unpleasant, etc.


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