noun, plural show·men.
Origin of showman
Examples from the Web for showman
Ever the showman, he asks if he can play the tape forward, sing the lyric once, play that “backmasked stuff,” then sing that.
He was not just the best player of his time—he was a showman of epic proportions.
Timberlake, ever the showman, has a knack for transforming into the living embodiment of his music.Justin Timberlake’s Evolving Sound With New Album 'The 20/20 Experience'|Jean Trinh|March 12, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Despite his reputation as a showman and author of bons mots, Harold Macmillan felt physically ill before each bout.
As a showman who loves the theatrics, addressing the UN general assembly is the ultimate stage.
I owned some young elephants which I had lent to a showman on the Bowery.Sawdust & Spangles|W. C. Coup
These must come forth into the center of the ring and go through their paces as indicated by the showman.Games for the Playground, Home, School and Gymnasium|Jessie H. Bancroft
They are in reality too personal and objective, and turn the commentator into a showman.
It will be obvious also that only two characters can be acting at one time, as the showman has only two hands.The Heritage of Dress|Wilfred Mark Webb
During the performance the puppets must be kept in an open box hanging against the wall within reach of the showman.