roadshow

road show

noun
1.
a show, as a play or musical comedy, performed by a touring group of actors.
2.
an important motion picture, usually presented only twice daily on a reserved-seat basis and at increased prices.
3.
any traveling exhibit, as one promoting a company's products or a government program.
4.
Informal. any group traveling about the country for a specific purpose, as a political candidate together with his or her entourage.
Also, roadshow.


Origin:
1905–10, Americanism

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road-show

[rohd-shoh]
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to road shows.
verb (used with object), road-showed, road-showing.
2.
to present as a road show.
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road show
 
n
1.  a.  a radio show broadcast live from one of a number of towns or venues being visited by a disc jockey who is touring an area
 b.  the touring disc jockey and the personnel and equipment needed to present such a show: the Radio 1 road show will be in Brighton next week
2.  a group of entertainers, esp pop musicians, on tour
3.  any occasion when an organization attracts publicity while touring or visiting: an antiques road show; a royal road show

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