Circus ( noun , verb )

(As a noun)

Circus ( noun )

  1. An entertainment consisting of various acts, typically including acrobats, clowns, and trained animals, performed in a tent or an arena.
  2. A circular arena for sporting events or other performances.
  3. A situation that is chaotic or confusing.

Origin:

Late 16th century: from latin circus "circle", "circular building or arena for games or shows".

Examples:

  1. We took the children to the circus on Saturday.
  2. The circus performers were amazing.
  3. The circus was in town for one week only.
  4. The circus was a chaotic scene with animals and performers everywhere.
  5. The circus of politics is always entertaining.

(As a verb)

Circus ( verb )

  1. An entertainment consisting of various acts, typically including acrobats, clowns, and trained animals, performed in a tent or an arena.
  2. A circular arena for sporting events or other performances.
  3. A situation that is chaotic or confusing.

Origin:

Late 16th century: from latin circus "circle", "circular building or arena for games or shows".

Examples:

  1. We took the children to the circus on Saturday.
  2. The circus performers were amazing.
  3. The circus was in town for one week only.
  4. The circus was a chaotic scene with animals and performers everywhere.
  5. The circus of politics is always entertaining.
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