Pag´eant   Pronunciation: păj´ent or pā´jent; 277
1.A theatrical exhibition; a spectacle.
2.An elaborate exhibition devised for the entertainmeut of a distinguished personage, or of the public; a show, spectacle, or display.
The gaze of fools, and pageant of a day!
- Pope.
We love the man, the paltry pageant you.
- Cowper.
a.1.Of the nature of a pageant; spectacular.
v. t.1.To exhibit in show; to represent; to mimic.
Noun1.Pageantpageant - an elaborate representation of scenes from history etc; usually involves a parade with rich costumes
Synonyms: pageantry
2.pageant - a rich and spectacular ceremony
Synonyms: pageantry
To watch or dream that you are in a beauty pageant, refers to your own insecurities about your appearances. You are constantly comparing yourself to others and how you measure up to them. You may also be subscribing to society's standards of beauty.Grand Guignol, Passion play, Tom show, affair, antimasque, audience success, ballet, blazon, bomb, bravura, brilliancy, broadcast drama, burlesque show, ceremony, charade, cliff hanger, closet drama, comedy drama, cosmorama, critical success, cyclorama, daring, dash, daytime serial, demonstration, dialogue, diorama, disguise, documentary drama, drama, dramalogue, dramatic play, dramatic series, dramatics, duodrama, duologue, eclat, epic theater, etalage, event, exhibit, exhibition, exhibitionism, experimental theater, exposition, extravaganza, failure, false front, fanfaronade, figure, flair, flaunt, flaunting, flop, flourish, formality, gala, gasser, georama, giveaway, grandeur, happening, histrionics, hit, hit show, improvisational drama, legitimate drama, light show, manifestation, masque, melodrama, minstrel show, miracle, miracle play, monodrama, monologue, morality, morality play, music drama, musical revue, myriorama, mystery, mystery play, opera, pageantry, panel show, panorama, pantomime, parade, pastoral, pastoral drama, phantasmagoria, piece, play, playlet, pomp, presentation, pretentiousness, problem play, procession, psychedelic show, psychodrama, quiz show, radio drama, representation, review, revue, ritual, sensational play, serial, sham, shifting scene, showing-off, sight, sitcom, situation comedy, sketch, skit, soap, soap opera, sociodrama, spectacle, splash, splurge, stage play, stage show, staginess, straight drama, success, suspense drama, tableau, tableau vivant, talk show, teleplay, television drama, television play, theater of cruelty, theatrics, total theater, variety show, vaudeville, vaudeville show, vaunt, vehicle, word-of-mouth success, work
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