showmanship etymology

English word showmanship comes from English -ship, English showman

Detailed word origin of showmanship

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ship English (eng) Appended to a noun to form a new noun denoting a property or state of being, time spent in a role, or a specialised union.
showman English (eng) A person skilled in dramatic or entertaining presentation, performance, or publicity.. A person who produces or presents shows as a profession, especially the proprietor, manager, or MC of a circus or variety show.
showmanship English (eng) The quality or skill of giving an engaging or compelling performance; a stage presence.

Words with the same origin as showmanship

Descendants of -ship
censorship championship citizenship companionship courtship craftsmanship dealership dictatorship guardianship internship kinship ladyship leadership lordship marksmanship membership ownership partnership penmanship relationship scholarship sponsorship sportsmanship worship
Descendants of showman
jumbo jumbo daikon jumboise jumboize jumbotron superjumbo