talent show

noun

Definition of talent show

: a show consisting of a series of individual performances (such as singing) by amateurs who may be selected for special recognition as performing talent

Examples of talent show in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Since that long-ago debut at their elementary school’s talent show, the siblings — now students at Berklee College of Music — continued to play and perform, though not always together. BostonGlobe.com, 2 Aug. 2021 Answer the call for local artists in a screenplay writing contest, enter a talent show or learn about sharks while on vacation. John Coffren, baltimoresun.com, 22 July 2021 Fireworks were set off in three different locations to encourage social distancing, but notable pieces of CarmelFest such as the parade, kids' zone and talent show were canceled. Asha Prihar, The Indianapolis Star, 5 July 2021 In this new hour, Notaro talks about the Kool-Aid Man, a visit to the hospital, a high school talent show gone wrong and more. Marianne Garvey, CNN, 1 July 2021 Your talent show look was so cute, your entrance look was lovely! Joey Nolfi, EW.com, 26 June 2021 There will also be an online talent show and videos of fair exhibits for those who won’t be attending in person, visit multcofair.org for details. oregonlive, 26 May 2021 Several hundred people, including members of the skeleton crew who stayed back to keep the place running, logged on for a cooking class, a talent show, a meditation class, and a magic show. Sarah Todd, Quartz, 8 June 2021 The festival features talent show performers, a health and wellness screening center, educational activities for children and much more. Sudiksha Kochi, USA TODAY, 15 June 2021

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First Known Use of talent show

1953, in the meaning defined above

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Last Updated

28 Aug 2021

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“Talent show.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/talent%20show. Accessed 19 Sep. 2021.

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