Showman

Showman can have a variety of meanings, usually by context.

Travelling Showmen are people who run Amusement and side show equipment at regional Shows, Capitol Shows, events and festivals throughout Australia. Carney Is a term Coined for American amusement opperators and is in no way a politically correct term to refer to Australian showpeople, as most find the term offensive. In the past, it has also been used for the people who organized freak shows, sideshows, circuses, travelling theatre troupes and boxing tents.In Australia there are around 500 travelling show families, They have a travelling School that has approx 90 children. they are goverened by the Showmans Guild Of Australisia [N.S.W,Q.L.D&N.T] , The Victorians Showmans Guild, The Tasmanian Showmans Guild, The South Australian Showmans Guild and Also The Western Australian Showmans Guild.

The term Showman, can also be meant as a superlative or complimentary term, sometimes used as an accolade or quasi-title, such as in the documentary name: .

Showmen in the United States are also male dancers or performers in shows, usually alongside showgirls- an example would be Gene Kelly in the film "Singin' in the Rain".

"Showman" ("şovmen" in Turkish) word refers to talk show host in Turkey. This show can be performed individually (talking with public by telephone) in Turkish TV's.

Showman may also refer to a line of guitar amplifiers manufactured by Fender.


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  • showman — s.m. (Anglicism) 1. Artist care organizează showuri. 2. Muzician care cântă pe scenă sau în orchestră, servind un spectacol ca solist sau acompaniator. [pron. şou man. / < engl. showman]. Trimis de LauraGellner, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DN  SHOWMAN …   Dicționar Român

  • showman — ● showman, showmen nom masculin (anglais showman) Artiste qui a le sens du spectacle et du contact direct avec le public …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • showman — Voz inglesa con la que se designa al presentador y animador de un espectáculo o programa de variedades. El femenino es show woman. Para evitar el anglicismo se recomienda emplear en español el compuesto animador(a) presentador(a). A veces se usa… …   Diccionario panhispánico de dudas

  • showman — (del inglés; pronunciamos souman o chouman souman o chouman ) sustantivo masculino 1. Presentador de un espectáculo del que es, a la vez, la estrella: un showman de la tele …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • Showman — Show man, n.; pl. {Showmen}. 1. One who exhibits a show; a proprietor of a show. [1913 Webster] 2. a producer of an entertainment. 3. One who has a knack for dramatic or entertaining presentation; an entertainer. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ShowMan — is show control software developed by Richmond Sound Design. It supersedes the original Amiga show control software named Stage Manager and is capable of reading shows created by that application. Show control is the use of technology to link… …   Wikipedia

  • Showman — Showman,der:⇨Werbefachmann …   Das Wörterbuch der Synonyme

  • showman — /ʃoˈmen, ingl. ˈʃəumən/ [vc. ingl., comp. di show «spettacolo» e man «uomo»] s. m. inv. 1. presentatore, conduttore, mattatore, intrattenitore, anchorman (ingl.) 2. (est.) esibizionista, attore nato …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • showman — {{/stl 13}}{{stl 7}}[wym. szołmen] {{/stl 7}}{{stl 8}}rz. mos I, Mc. showmannie, lm M. showmanni {{/stl 8}}{{stl 7}} człowiek związany zawodowo z show biznesem, zwykle prowadzący lub występujący w show <ang.> {{/stl 7}} …   Langenscheidt Polski wyjaśnień

  • showman — ► NOUN 1) the manager or presenter of a circus, fair, etc. 2) a person skilled at entertaining, theatrical presentation, or performance. DERIVATIVES showmanship noun …   English terms dictionary


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