One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A person who entertains the public in the street, especially with music, acting, or juggling.
- ‘After that, apart from the odd street entertainer you would have been hard pressed to know there was a festival on.’
- ‘A street entertainer turned super-sleuth when he spotted a stolen painting on the train to Sheffield.’
- ‘And he'd toyed with the idea of becoming a street entertainer, in Bath, maybe.’
- ‘The scary street entertainer brings his own brand of cheesiness to these songs.’
- ‘The French chanteuse, actress and street entertainer has delivered delights to her adoring masses of European fans for many years.’
- ‘Other returners include Tim Bat, one of Covent Garden's original street entertainers, and ventriloquist Chris Bylett, who will be taking along his feathered accomplice, Desmond.’
- ‘The afternoon events will also include live music, face painting, balloon artists and street entertainers.’
- ‘The canal promenade event will take place from noon tomorrow until Bank Holiday Monday and will involve bands, dancers, street entertainers, birds of prey, vintage engines and rope-making.’
- ‘There will also be River Don cruises, storytelling, street entertainers, hands-on exhibitions and four new walking trails.’
- ‘Among them is Robert Stredder, a street entertainer and performance artist.’
- ‘The festival will see a variety of music and dance acts, brass bands, choirs, street entertainers, acoustic music and theatre performances.’
- ‘Mr Galvin, who now works as a comedian and street entertainer, spoke to several victims of the feud on the north-side of the city.’
- ‘Over three days bands, street entertainers, clowns, and dancers were out on the streets and towpaths.’
- ‘His resonant voice and cunning wit quickly attracted a sizable audience with two hundred or more people, young and old alike, now forming a circle around this unique street entertainer.’
- ‘I have had to work as a street entertainer in Blackburn, and at all the festivals, to get some recognition.’
- ‘It is to make the distinction, he says, between somebody like himself who is a bona-fide musician, and those who think because they can squeeze an out-of-tune note out of a penny whistle it makes them a street entertainer.’
- ‘We crossed the Abbey square where street entertainers, buskers, performed for money thrown by spectators as they have been doing since Elizabethan times.’
- ‘Arts and crafts and corporate hospitality villages, music, and street entertainers will further add to the spectacle.’
- ‘This will include activities such as face painting, children's entertainers and street entertainers including magicians, jugglers, stilt walkers plus live music at venues across Soho.’
- ‘Pavements and shop windows became the place to perform as the group of street entertainers invaded the High Street.’
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