preshow

adjective pre·show \ ˈprē-ˌshō \
variants: or pre-show

Definition of preshow

: of, relating to, or taking place during the time preceding a show
  • preshow jitters
  • the preshow reception
  • Though the show is most assuredly an unwieldy beast … this year Comdex has lived up to its pre-show hype.
  • —James K. Willcox

First Known Use of preshow

1922

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