noun Older Use.
Origin of picture show
Related Words for picture showflick, cinema, talkie, movie, cartoon, show, multiplex, film, drive-in, picture, footage, pictures, bijou, playhouse, dailies, rushes, flicker, cine, cinematics, cinematograph
Examples from the Web for picture show
Historical Examples of picture show
The fact is, I have got a job to do in the provinces, which will prevent me from having my picture-show at the usual time.Hide and Seek
We went to a picture-show at Sligo, that night, and I have never seen a livelier audience.The Charm of Ireland
Burton Egbert Stevenson
And naturally Ursula never in her life looked higher than the first line at a picture-show.The Glimpses of the Moon
Laura stood across the street waiting for the people to come out from the picture-show.
It's the retirin' kind that like to sit at home in their carpet slippers instead of goin' to a picture-show.Just Around the Corner