showbiz

noun, often attributive show·biz \ ˈshō-ˌbiz \
Updated on: 20 Jan 2018

Definition of showbiz

showbizzy

play \ˈshō-ˌbi-zē\ adjective

Examples of showbiz in a Sentence

  1. Sometimes the critics love you and sometimes they hate you. That's showbiz.

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Origin and Etymology of showbiz

by shortening & alteration


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