ice show


: an entertainment consisting of various exhibitions by ice-skaters usually with musical accompaniment

Examples of ice show in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Historians trace the problem to the stories of Black American skaters such as Joseph Vanterpool, a World War II veteran from New York City who took up professional skating after seeing an ice show in England but was rarely featured outside of all-Black showcases. Aaron Morrison, ajc, 11 Feb. 2022 The ice show, hosted by Mickey and Minnie, will move from Arendelle and snowy scenes to Casa Madrigal in Colombia. Globe Staff,, 22 Feb. 2023 Enjoy a day of free admission at the open-air rink (not including the cost of rental skates) and make sure to swing by at 2 p.m. for an ice show featuring an array of talented performers. Globe Staff,, 8 Dec. 2022 The North Olmsted Parks and Recreation Department is planning for skaters and audiences to enjoy plenty of action and adventure at its annual ice show. John Benson, cleveland, 2 May 2022 Gila River Arena has nothing scheduled for that day at present, hosting an ice show the previous night. José M. Romero, The Arizona Republic, 15 Mar. 2022 Skaters from an ice show twirl gleamingly in the middle distance. Adam Gopnik, The New Yorker, 21 Feb. 2022 Erin Clark/Globe Staff Two-time US Olympic Medalist Nancy Kerrigan co-hosted the ice show in Providence. Globe Staff,, 3 Dec. 2021 After a year of uncertainty gives way to actually being able to host the ice show, Drenski said the response so far has been positive. John Benson, cleveland, 12 May 2021 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1920, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of ice show was in 1920

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“Ice show.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Feb. 2024.

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ice show

: a show consisting of exhibitions by ice skaters usually with music

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