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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SHOWMANSHIP

Much information about showmanship is given in our makeup classes.

His anger struggled with his pleasure at Hugo's showmanship.

As for the rest of the trick, the effect is produced entirely by showmanship.

As for Fanny's method; here is a typical example of her somewhat crude effectiveness in showmanship.

In doing this you make use of an excellent little piece of showmanship; you pretend to be very nervous.

His method would be cunning and crafty, and it would be done with a lot of showmanship.

WORD ORIGIN

1859, from showman "one who presents shows" + -ship.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR SHOWMANSHIP

drama

nountheatrical piece; acting
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.