preshow

adjective
pre·​show | \ ˈprē-ˌshō How to pronounce preshow (audio) \
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, in the meaning defined above

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