What does game show mean?

Definitions for game show

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. game show, giveaway(noun)

    a television or radio program in which contestants compete for awards


  1. game show(Noun)

    A radio or television programme or an episode of the programme that involves members of the public or celebrities, whether as individuals or as part of a team, playing a game, especially involving the answering of quiz questions, for cash or prizes.


  1. Game show

    A game show is a type of Internet, radio, or television programming genre in which contestants, television personalities or celebrities, sometimes as part of a team, play a game which involves answering questions or solving puzzles usually for money and/or prizes. The contestants are sometimes invited from a pool of public applicants. On some shows contestants compete against other players or another team while other shows involve contestants playing alone for a good outcome or a high score. Game shows often reward players with prizes such as cash, trips and goods and services provided by the show's sponsor prize suppliers, who in turn usually do so for the purposes of product placement.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of game show in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of game show in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Tom Zegan:

    Question for the Family Feud game show: "Name something that you can't say on TV.

  2. Bernie Sanders:

    Politics in a democratic society should not be treated like a baseball game, a game show or a soap opera. The times are too serious for that.

  3. Mayim Bialik:

    I had never seen it. I had heard about it and thought it was a game show, ’cause someone told me I was mentioned on it, I think in the first season.

  4. Monopoly Millionaire:

    I'm Monopoly Millionaire, i love being in Las Vegas. I think shows in Las Vegas have a little more glitz to them. To come here and get to be the host of a game show here, then come back and do my standup at Treasure Island, it's like being a part of the Rat Pack. I love it.

  5. Glenn Beck:

    I just woke the American people up. I took them out of the game show moment and woke enough of them up to say, 'Look how close your liberty is to being lost,' the Constitution is hanging by a thread. That thread has just been cut. And the only way that we survive now is if we have a true constitutionalist (as president).

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