talent show
noun Date: 1953 a show consisting of a series of individual performances (as singing) by amateurs who may be selected for special recognition as performing talent

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  • talent show — talent shows N COUNT A talent show, talent competition, or talent contest is a show where ordinary people perform an act on stage, usually in order to try to win a prize for the best performance. He began his musical career in talent shows... At… …   English dictionary

  • talent show — noun : a show or entertainment consisting of a series of individual performances (as singing, playing, dancing) by amateur or aspirant performers who may be selected for special recognition or advancement as performing talent the winners …… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Talent show — A talent show is a live performance spectacle (sometimes on television) where contestants perform acting, singing, dancing, acrobatics, and other art forms. Talent shows have been around since the beginning of time. Some very early known works… …   Wikipedia

  • talent show — {n.} An entertainment in which new entertainers try to win a prize. * /Mary won the talent show by her dancing./ * /The people liked Bill s singing in the talent show./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • talent show — {n.} An entertainment in which new entertainers try to win a prize. * /Mary won the talent show by her dancing./ * /The people liked Bill s singing in the talent show./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • talent\ show — noun An entertainment in which new entertainers try to win a prize. Mary won the talent show by her dancing. The people liked Bill s singing in the talent show …   Словарь американских идиом

  • talent show — tal′ent show n. a theatrical show in which a series of usu. amateur entertainers perform in the hope of gaining recognition • Etymology: 1950–55 …   From formal English to slang

  • talent show — a theatrical show in which a series of usually amateur or aspiring singers, dancers, comedians, instrumentalists, etc., perform in the hope of gaining recognition. * * * …   Universalium

  • The All Ireland Talent Show (series 3) — The All Ireland Talent Show Series 3 Broadcast from 2010–2011 Judges John Creedon Amanda Brunker Bláthnaid Ní Chofaigh Dáithí Ó Sé Dana Presenter(s) Gráinne …   Wikipedia

  • The All Star Talent Show — Infobox Television show name = The All Star Talent Show caption = format = Reality television camera = picture format = runtime = 90 mins creator = developer = executive producer = starring = Andi PetersMyleene KlassJulian Clary narrated =… …   Wikipedia

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