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floor show

noun
1.
a nightclub entertainment typically consisting of a series of singing, dancing, and often comedy acts.
Origin of floor show
1925-1930
1925-30
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  • We'll have some fun—take in a floor show—drink a little meth.

    Brink of Madness Walter J. Sheldon
  • You look a little peaked; let's have a little drink and then we will go in and see the floor show.

    Hookers Richard F. Mann
  • Soon, dinners were brought and after that the floor show began.

    Whispering Walls Mildred A. Wirt
  • He had no desire whatever, when dinner and the floor show were over, to leave Luba.

    Occasion for Disaster Gordon Randall Garrett
British Dictionary definitions for floor show

floor show

noun
1.
a series of entertainments, such as singing, dancing, and comedy acts, performed in a nightclub
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