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Definition of showman noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    showman

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//ˈʃoʊmən//
     
    (pl. showmen
    NAmE//ˈʃoʊmən//
     
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  1. 1a person who does things in an entertaining way and is good at getting people's attention
  2. 2a person who organizes public entertainments, especially at fairgrounds traveling showmen
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: showman