Origin of showmanship
Examples from the Web for showmanship
Many critics have disdain precisely for this strange messiness of his, this showmanship that dares to create a new order.
And so we can think back to boxing, the showmanship of it, the charged arrival of the man in the silk robe.Oscar De La Hoya: What May Be Behind Cross-Dressing Rumors|Casey Schwartz|November 11, 2011|DAILY BEAST
Or, as former senator Rick Santorum put it, “showmanship, not leadership.”
Gordon: I felt like it was a kind of showmanship and this highly intellectual meta-fictional move.
Much information about showmanship is given in our makeup classes.The Art of Stage Dancing|Ned Wayburn
In doing this you make use of an excellent little piece of showmanship; you pretend to be very nervous.
His anger struggled with his pleasure at Hugo's showmanship.Gladiator|Philip Wylie
As for the rest of the trick, the effect is produced entirely by showmanship.
As for Fanny's method; here is a typical example of her somewhat crude effectiveness in showmanship.Fanny Herself|Edna Ferber