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 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, "Fun things to do this month in Dallas-Fort Worth — online, outdoors and more," 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, "Fun things to do this month in Dallas-Fort Worth — online, outdoors and more," 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, "Fun things to do this month in Dallas-Fort Worth — online, outdoors and more," 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, "Fun things to do this month in Dallas-Fort Worth — online, outdoors and more," 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, "Fun things to do this month in Dallas-Fort Worth — online, outdoors and more," 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, "Fun things to do this month in Dallas-Fort Worth — online, outdoors and more," 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, "Fun things to do this month in Dallas-Fort Worth — online, outdoors and more," 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, "Fun things to do this month in Dallas-Fort Worth — online, outdoors and more," 26 June 2020

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First Known Use of showtime

1893, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of showtime was in 1893

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“Showtime.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/showtime. Accessed 25 Feb. 2021.

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showtime

noun

English Language Learners Definition of showtime

: the time when a play, movie, etc., begins

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