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show business

noun
1.
the entertainment industry, as theater, motion pictures, television, radio, carnival, and circus.
Origin
1925-1930
1925-30
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British Dictionary definitions for show business

show business

noun
1.
the entertainment industry, including theatre, films, television, and radio Informal term show biz
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show business

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The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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