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showman

[shoh-muh n] /ˈʃoʊ mən/
noun, plural showmen.
1.
a person who presents or produces a show, especially of a theatrical nature.
2.
a person who is gifted in doing or presenting things theatrically or dramatically:
He didn't have much voice but was a great showman.
Origin
1725-1735
1725-35; show + -man
Related forms
showmanly, adverb
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showman

/ˈʃəʊmən/
noun (pl) -men
1.
a person who presents or produces a theatrical show, etc
2.
a person skilled at presenting anything in an effective manner
Derived Forms
showmanship, noun
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