Circus Meaning

There are 6 meaning(s) for word Circus

Circus Meaning 1 : a genus of haws comprising the harriers

    Synonyms : genus circus
Circus Meaning 2 : a frenetic disorganized (and often comic) disturbance suggestive of a large public entertainment

    Example : it was so funny it was a circus

    Synonyms : carnival
Circus Meaning 3 : an arena consisting of an oval or circular area enclosed by tiers of seats and usually covered by a tent

    Example : they used the elephants to help put up the circus

Circus Meaning 4 : (antiquity) an open-air stadium for chariot races and gladiatorial games

Circus Meaning 5 : a performance given by a traveling company of acrobats, clowns, and trained animals

    Example : the children always love to go to the circus

Circus Meaning 6 : a travelling company of entertainers; including trained animals

    Example : he ran away from home to join the circus