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No squint-eyed carny could ever guess it; it's a shock to find out he's 20 years older than you always thought.

The freaks are cooking the books, and the carny world turns into a funhouse mirror of the allegedly real one.

A Florida native, Russell ably captures her state's wonky blend of natural beauty and carny effects.

He was an Armless Wonder, a born freak, the top of the carny ladder, with a good job wherever he cared to look for one.

But, then, Professor Lightning really didn't understand carny.

Some people never really adjusted to carny life—where everybody knows everything.

It was much more like a carny haunted house trade-show floor now.

He felt like doing a carny barker spiel, Step right up, step right up, this way to the great egress!


On this page you'll find 30 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to carny, such as: bacchanal, carousal, circus, conviviality, exposition, and fair.

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