circus ( circuses plural )
1 n-count A circus is a group that consists of clowns, acrobats, and animals which travels around to different places and performs shows.
My real ambition was to work in a circus., ...circus performers.
The circus is the show performed by these people., n-sing the N
My dad took me to the circus.
2 n-sing If you describe a group of people or an event as a circus, you disapprove of them because they attract a lot of attention but do not achieve anything useful.
It could well turn into some kind of a media circus.
media circus ( media circuses plural ) If an event is described as a media circus, a large group of people from the media is there to report on it and take photographs. n-count
The couple married in the Caribbean to avoid a media circus.
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