Noun Definition


1.Definition: (antiquity) an open-air stadium for chariot races and gladiatorial games

Category: Objects

2.Definition: a frenetic disorganized (and often comic) disturbance suggestive of a large public entertainment

"It was so funny it was a circus", "The whole occasion had a carnival atmosphere"

Related Noun(s):carnival

Category: General

3.Definition: a genus of haws comprising the harriers

Category: Animals

4.Definition: a performance given by a traveling company of acrobats, clowns, and trained animals

"The children always love to go to the circus"

Category: General

5.Definition: a travelling company of entertainers; including trained animals

"He ran away from home to join the circus"

Category: General

6.Definition: 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"

Category: Objects