showtime

noun
show·​time | \ ˈshō-ˌtīm How to pronounce showtime (audio) \

Definition of showtime

: the scheduled or actual time at which a show or something likened to a show begins

Examples of showtime in a Sentence

We have five minutes until showtime. Showtime is in five minutes.
Recent Examples on the Web Those ticketholders must show proof of a negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours of their showtime. cleveland, 30 July 2021 Films in this series are shown the first showtime Monday-Friday. Kathleen Christiansen, orlandosentinel.com, 30 June 2021 Check Fandango to find a showtime at a theater near you. Ben Flanagan | Bflanagan@al.com, al, 31 Mar. 2021 Only 200 streams will be available for each showtime, and those who purchase streams will also receive access to a digital version of a traditional performance. Shannon Sutlief, Dallas News, 26 June 2020 Only 200 streams will be available for each showtime, and those who purchase streams will also receive access to a digital version of a traditional performance. Shannon Sutlief, Dallas News, 26 June 2020 Only 200 streams will be available for each showtime, and those who purchase streams will also receive access to a digital version of a traditional performance. Shannon Sutlief, Dallas News, 26 June 2020 Only 200 streams will be available for each showtime, and those who purchase streams will also receive access to a digital version of a traditional performance. Shannon Sutlief, Dallas News, 26 June 2020 Only 200 streams will be available for each showtime, and those who purchase streams will also receive access to a digital version of a traditional performance. Shannon Sutlief, Dallas News, 26 June 2020 See More

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First Known Use of showtime

1893, in the meaning defined above

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“Showtime.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/showtime. Accessed 28 Jun. 2022.

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