Circus - definition, pronunciation, transcription
- a performance given by a traveling company of acrobats, clowns, and trained animals
- a frenetic disorganized (and often comic) disturbance suggestive of a large public entertainment (syn: carnival)
- (antiquity) an open-air stadium for chariot races and gladiatorial games
- an arena consisting of an oval or circular area enclosed by tiers of seats and usually covered by a tent
- a genus of haws comprising the harriers
He worked for a small circus.
We're going to the circus.
The first day of school is always such a circus.
The trial has turned into a media circus.
he ran away from home to join the circus
the children always love to go to the circus
it was so funny it was a circus
they used the elephants to help put up the circus
There were a lot of families at the circus.
The child's eyes were filled with wonder during the trip to the circus.
The circus lion jumped through the hoop.
My first ambition as a child was to be in the circus.
...the farcical behavior of the troupe of circus clowns...