show bill

noun

: an advertising poster

Examples of show bill in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Drag shows, including readings at libraries, in several states have been the target of multiple anti-drag show bills in recent years, and protestors have gathered at libraries in opposition to drag queen story hour events. Aliza Chasan, CBS News, 15 Jan. 2024 The drag show bill, which broadens the state’s obscenity law to apply to some live performances, was temporarily put on hold by a federal judge in central Florida this month after a restaurant sued over it. Noah Bierman, Los Angeles Times, 28 Nov. 2023 The show bills itself as being about personality connections rather than appearances. Meghan De Maria, Glamour, 23 Oct. 2023 Maren Morris takes a stand against Tennessee's drag show bill Proceeds from the show were due to support The Trevor Project, a suicide prevention organization for LGBTQ young people. Raja Razek, CNN, 24 Mar. 2023 Maren Morris is taking a stand against Tennessee's controversial drag show bill. Dave Paulson, USA TODAY, 23 Mar. 2023 Among other violations of council policy, the audit found mileage reimbursements made without required personal mileage logs and phone reimbursements without documents showing billing account numbers or receipts for payment. Robert Higgs, cleveland.com, 27 Aug. 2019 Bill Nye hosted the popular PBS show Bill Nye the Science Guy for five years in the 1990s Could extraterrestrial life be out there? Helen Murphy, PEOPLE.com, 12 June 2019 That being said, he got slammed for this joke, and it wasn’t mentioned that this was a late-night show billed as an offensive show. Todd Vanderwerff, Vox, 30 Nov. 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1750, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of show bill was circa 1750

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“Show bill.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/show%20bill. Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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