Meaning of “show” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun us uk /ʃəʊ/

A2 a television or radio programme or a theatre performance:

He's got his own show on Channel 5.

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B2 an event at which a group of similar things are brought together for the public to see:

a fashion show
a flower show
a show of sth

an expression of a feeling which can be clearly seen by other people:

Crowds gathered in the central square in a show of support for the government.
for show

for looking at only, and not for using:

The cakes are just for show - you can't eat them.
on show

being shown to the public:

Her designs are currently on show at the Museum of Modern Art.
→ See also chat show , game show , talk show

(Definition of “show noun” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)