Definition of pageant:

part of speech: noun

A showy exhibition a spectacle: a fleeting show: ( orig.) a scaffold for the purpose of scenic exhibition.

part of speech: noun

A showy exhibition; brilliant display.

part of speech: noun

A brilliant or stately display or procession; a series of scenes acted in costume, dramatic but without plot structure.

part of speech: adjective

Showy: pompous.

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