a theatrical show in which a series of usually amateur or aspiring singers, dancers, comedians, instrumentalists, etc., perform in the hope of gaining recognition.
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How to use talent show in a sentence
Lift the songs out of the plot and they beg to be belted out at talent shows, or while weeping in the shower, or in the car with the windows rolled down.
K-pop began on April 11, 1992, when a hip-hop trio called Seo Taiji and Boys performed in a talent show on a national South Korean network.
While Wanda is cleaning up after the talent show meeting, she hears the song “Help Me Rhonda,” which sounds an awful lot like “Help Me Wanda,” come on the radio.All the Marvel Clues You Missed in WandaVision's First Two Episodes | Eliana Dockterman | January 15, 2021 | Time
My talent show story is less terrifying, because it was at a camp or something.'About a Boy' Star David Walton Is No Hugh Grant, in the Best Way | Kevin Fallon | February 20, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Were you ever in a middle school talent show like the one he's in?'About a Boy' Star David Walton Is No Hugh Grant, in the Best Way | Kevin Fallon | February 20, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
There were two comedians on staff who put on sketch shows and hosted a talent show.We Survived the Triumph: Passengers Describe Their Doomed Carnival Cruise | Winston Ross, Eliza Shapiro, Sam Register | February 16, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
None of this should be surprising, coming as it does from a disgraced former tabloid editor and ex-talent-show judge.Piers Morgan’s Gun-Control Freak Show Rounds Up the Crazies | Michael Moynihan | January 11, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
He hosted a poetry contest and a talent show, acted as a chaperone for dances, and attended football games.Tony Danza on His New Book About Teaching, ‘Who’s the Boss,’ and ‘Twilight’ | Ramin Setoodeh | September 14, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
Certain qualities of his talent show forcibly in 'Sensations d'Italie,' a delightful appreciation of beauty and sensuous charm.