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SHOW BIZ

show biz
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [shoh biz]
    • /ʃoʊ bɪz/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [shoh biz]
    • /ʃoʊ bɪz/

Definition of show biz words

  • abbreviation SHOW BIZ show business. 1

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Origin of show biz

First appearance:

before 1945
One of the 6% newest English words
First recorded in 1945-50

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Parts of speech for Show biz

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

show biz popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 36% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 67% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

show biz usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for show biz

noun show biz

  • bright lights — If someone talks about the bright lights, they are referring to life in a big city where you can do a lot of enjoyable and exciting things and be successful.
  • broadway — a thoroughfare in New York City, famous for its theatres: the centre of the commercial theatre in the US
  • footlight — Usually, footlights. Theater. the lights at the front of a stage that are nearly on a level with the feet of the performers.
  • footlights — Usually, footlights. Theater. the lights at the front of a stage that are nearly on a level with the feet of the performers.
  • hollywood — the NW part of Los Angeles, Calif.: center of the American motion-picture industry.

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