Definitions

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  • n. One who attends a show.

Etymologies

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show +‎ goer

Examples

  • I saw at least one showgoer track down a Toyota rep, begging them to build it, and overheard another aftermarket diesel modifier who was looking foward to getting even more power from such a beast.

    2007 SEMA - Diesel diaries

  • "For the teenagers, the long, tall Memphis lad is a whiz; for the average Vegas spender or showgoer, a bore," Las Vegas Sun reviewer Bill Willard wrote at the time.

    Las Vegas Sun Stories: All Sun Headlines

  • Perhaps the most compelling argument in favor of Microsoft's controller-less controller came from showgoer Nick Bristow, who wanted to see the tech in the hands of the impressive

    Yahoo! Video Games: Top Features

  • And to mark the milestone, we've teamed up with the festival's organisers to give one loyal showgoer a prize they will never forget.

    Shropshire StarShropshire Star

  • Chrysler display fell from overhead, while the showgoer standing nearby walked on, thankfully oblivious to how he had almost been bashed by the falling Pentastar.

    Ask Patty - Automotive Advice for Women

  • Depending on how excited or drunk she was, every showgoer in town thinks they've seen the best band around.

    New York Press

  • They intimidate the average showgoer and discourage female attendance (for obvious reasons).

    The Truth About Cars

  • Peripherals, Odds and ends, iPhone Although I'm the veteran of about a dozen Macworld Expos, this is the first time I've attended as a member of the media instead of as "just" a showgoer.

    Megite Technology News: What's Happening Right Now

  • When Microsoft Bob was rolled out at CES some years back (it was during the Windows 3.1 era), I asked an older showgoer who was slack-jawed at the demo if he was a computer user and what he thought of Bob.

    PC Magazine: New Product Reviews

  • When a star such as Topol leads a revival production, a prospective showgoer may expect a one-man show -- the lead playing his customary part with a supporting cast of scale-paid B-teamers.

    NewsObserver.com - Home

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