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Definition of "showman" [show•man]

  • A theatrical producer. (noun)
  • A man who has a flair for dramatic or ostentatious behavior. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "showman" in a sentence
  • "Adam Lambert, that showman from a season past, knew how to be a true entertainer and connect with audiences."
  • "Associated Press Steve Jobs, shown at an event in 2007, was known as a showman."
  • "My guess as a showman is that this 'fraidy-cat policy will cost this movie at least a million domestic at the box office."