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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishshowmanshow‧man /ˈʃəʊmən $ ˈʃoʊ-/ noun (plural showmen /-mən/) [countable]  PERFORMsomeone who is good at entertaining people and getting a lot of public attention He is the band’s best showman.
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showmanHe is a versatile performer and a born showman.A more fundamental objection has been that music-hall and vaudeville were essentially controlled by showmen who were of course entrepreneurs.He is a vain, devious showman accused of bribery, tax evasion, fraud and mafia connections.At every stage new groups of showmen sprang up out of the maelstrom of society.He was a real showman, and however he was feeling, he always rose to the bait of a captive audience!The fictional film had guaranteed that the showmen would hang on to their audience.No organization had the energy to compete with the showmen.A little later, shows were put on at village fairs and halls by travelling showmen.
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