showboat

Synonyms and related words:
Elizabethan theater, Globe Theatre, Greek theater, amphitheater, arena theater, auditorium, cabaret, circle theater, club, concert hall, exhibitionist, flaunter, grandstand player, grandstander, hall, hot dog, house, little theater, music hall, night spot, nightclub, opera, opera house, outdoor theater, playhouse, show-off, theater, theater-in-the-round, theatron

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.

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  • Showboat — Localisation Emplacement 801 Boardwalk Atlantic City, NJ 08401[1] Coordonnées …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Showboat —   [ ʃəʊbəʊt, englisch] das, (s)/ s, Unterhaltungsschiff mit Schauspielern und Requisiten für Shows und Theateraufführungen (Melodramen, Märchenstücke); beliebt im 19. Jahrhundert auf großen Flüssen im Westen der USA, v. a. auf dem Mississippi.… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • showboat — 1869, river steamer on which theatrical performances are given, from SHOW (Cf. show) (n.) + BOAT (Cf. boat). The verb meaning to show off is attested from 1951 …   Etymology dictionary

  • showboat — ☆ showboat [shōbōt΄ ] n. 1. a boat, esp. a steamboat, containing a theater and carrying a troupe of actors who play river towns 2. Slang a showoff; exhibitionist vi. Slang to show off …   English World dictionary

  • Showboat — A showboat, or show boat, was a form of theatre that travelled along the waterways of the United States, especially along the Mississippi and Ohio rivers. A showboat was basically a barge that resembled a long, flat roofed house, and in order to… …   Wikipedia

  • showboat — /shoh boht /, n. 1. a boat, esp. a paddle wheel steamer, used as a traveling theater. 2. Informal. show off (def. 1). 3. a person, esp. an athlete, who performs in an ostentatiously sensational manner calculated to draw attention; show off. v.i.… …   Universalium

  • showboat — UK [ˈʃəʊˌbəʊt] / US [ˈʃoʊˌboʊt] noun [countable] Word forms showboat : singular showboat plural showboats theatre a large boat with a theatre on it and actors who give performances at various towns along a river …   English dictionary

  • showboat — I. noun Date: 1869 1. a river steamship containing a theater and carrying a troupe of actors to give plays at river communities 2. one who tries to attract attention by conspicuous behavior II. intransitive verb Date: 1951 to behave in a… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Showboat — Teaterbåd …   Danske encyklopædi

  • showboat — show·boat s.m.inv. ES ingl. {{wmetafile0}} battello fluviale che nell Ottocento faceva servizio sui grandi fiumi dell America settentrionale, a bordo del quale si svolgevano spettacoli di varietà musicale {{line}} {{/line}} DATA: 1937. ETIMO:… …   Dizionario italiano

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