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  Words related to circus

Related / Similar Words: carnival, Circus, genus Circus

 

Definition:
  • performance given by a traveling company of acrobats clowns and trained animals; "the children always love to go to the circus";
  • a frenetic disorganized (and often comic) disturbance suggestive of a circus or carnival; "it was so funny it was a circus"; "the whole occasion had a carnival atmosphere";
  • a genus of haws comprising the harriers;
  • an arena consisting of an oval or circular area enclosed by tiers of seats and usually covered by a tent; "they used the elephants to help put up the circus";
  • (antiquity) an open-air stadium for chariot races and gladiatorial games;
  • a travelling company of entertainers; including trained animals; "he ran away from home to join the circus";

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    Hyponyms: three-ring circus

     

    Member Meronyms: Accipitridae, family Accipitridae

     

    Anagrams: cirrus

     

     
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