Definition of "performing" []

  • (of an animal) trained to perform tricks before an audience, as in a circus (adjective)
  • Present participle of perform. (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "performing" in a sentence
  • ""The term 'performing inconsistently' is a more accurate reflection of the school's situation and clearly flags that while some aspects of the school's provision may be good or better, improvement is needed in others.""
  • "BERLIN -- Dutch-born entertainer Johannes Heesters, who made his name performing in Adolf Hitler's Germany and was dogged later in his long career by controversy over his Nazi-era past, died Saturday, his agent said."
  • "For a star who has made his name performing in CGI-filled blockbusters, it was a big adjustment: Instead of acting opposite green screens and simulating..."