Definitions for talent show

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word talent show

Random House Webster's College Dictionary

tal′ent show`(n.)

  1. a theatrical show in which a series of usu. amateur entertainers perform in the hope of gaining recognition.

Origin of talent show:

1950–55

Freebase

  1. Talent show

    A talent show is an event where participants perform talents of singing, dancing, acrobatics, acting, drumming, martial arts, playing a unicorn instrument, or other activities to showcase skills, sometimes for a reward, trophy or prize. Many talent shows are performances rather than contests, but some are actual contests, awarding prizes to their participants. In recent times, talent shows have become a notable genre of reality television, such as Idol, Got Talent and The X Factor, which were critical in catapulting some amateur artists to stardom, and commercially successful careers.

Translation

Find a translation for the talent show definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these talent show definitions with the community:


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"talent show." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2014. Web. 30 Aug. 2014. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/talent show>.

Are we missing a good definition for talent show?


The Web's Largest Resource for

Definitions & Translations


A Member Of The STANDS4 Network


Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for talent show: