show business

noun

Definition of show business

  1. :  the arts, occupations, and businesses (as theater, motion pictures, and television) that comprise the entertainment industry

Examples of show business in a sentence

  1. She has been in show business for over 30 years.

  2. actors trying to break into show business

1850

First Known Use of show business

1850


SHOW BUSINESS Defined for English Language Learners

show business

noun

Definition of show business for English Language Learners

  • : the entertainment industry involved in making movies, television shows, plays, etc.


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