show bill

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an advertising poster.
a list of attractions, as for a new theatrical season; roster.
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Origin of show bill

First recorded in 1795–1805
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How to use show bill in a sentence

  • I think of getting up a show bill with list of prices affixed.

    My Wife and I|Harriet Beecher Stowe
  • Had she, he asked himself, been sitting there reading his mind as though it were a show bill, printed in large type?

    Ann Arbor Tales|Karl Edwin Harriman
  • The Indian boy on the show bill was the nearest approach to a shape of life that met his gaze.

    The Red Moccasins|Morrison Heady
  • There can be no doubt that the show-bill pictures of the menageries were in colors.

    Back Home|Eugene Wood

British Dictionary definitions for show bill

show bill

a poster advertising a play or showAlso called: show card
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