game show
game show game" show` (g[=a]m"sh[=o]`), n. a television program in which contestants compete for awards. The contestants are members of the public selected to participate on the show, and not employed by the producer of the show. [WordNet 1.5]

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  • Game-Show — Game|show, Game Show [ ge:mʃoʊ, geɪmʃoʊ], die; , s [engl. game show, aus: game = Spiel u. show, ↑ Show] (Fernsehen): Unterhaltungssendung im Fernsehen, in der Kandidaten in einem Spiel od. Quiz um ↑ Preise (2 a) konkurrieren. * * * Game|show [ ge …   Universal-Lexikon

  • game show — n a television programme in which people play games or answer questions to win prizes ▪ a game show contestant …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • game show — game shows N COUNT Game shows are television programmes on which people play games in order to win prizes. Being a good game show host means getting to know your contestants …   English dictionary

  • game show — game ,show noun count a television program in which people play games or answer questions in order to win prizes …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • game show — game′ show n. sbz a radio or television program in which contestants answer questions or play games in order to win prizes …   From formal English to slang

  • game show — ► NOUN ▪ a programme on television in which people compete to win prizes …   English terms dictionary

  • game show — n. a television program in which audience participants compete for prizes …   English World dictionary

  • Game show — A game show is a type of television program in which members of the public or celebrities, sometimes as part of a team, play a game which involves answering questions or solving problems for money and/or prizes. On some shows contestants compete… …   Wikipedia

  • game show — noun a television or radio program in which contestants compete for awards • Syn: ↑giveaway • Hypernyms: ↑broadcast, ↑program, ↑programme • Hyponyms: ↑quiz program * * * a television or radio program in which contestants …   Useful english dictionary

  • game show — a television or radio program in which contestants answer questions or play games of skill or chance in order to win money or other prizes. * * * or quiz show Radio or television show designed to test the knowledge, luck, or skill of contestants… …   Universalium

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