talent show

noun

: 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 Growing up, Carter continued to foster her love for music by singing in church, talent shows and local competitions. Haadiza Ogwude, The Enquirer, 20 May 2024 On her first episode of season 16, which aired on MTV, Wind performed a traditional Asian sleeve dance for the episode’s talent show. Matt Lavietes, NBC News, 20 Apr. 2024 See all Example Sentences for talent show 

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Word History

First Known Use

1953, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of talent show was in 1953

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“Talent show.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/talent%20show. Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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talent show

noun
: a show consisting of a series of performances by amateurs who may be selected for special recognition as performers
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