AskDefine | Define showmanship

Dictionary Definition

showmanship n : the ability to present something (especially theatrical shows) in an attractive manner

User Contributed Dictionary



showman + -ship



  1. The quality or skill of giving an engaging or compelling performance; a stage presence.
    The act was clean and well-rehearsed, but the performers lacked the showmanship that would have made it great.


Extensive Definition

Showmanship is a competition involving people showing their animals. This can be:
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