Carnival words

Some words relating to traveling carnivals and amusement parks.

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  1. admission fee
    the fee charged for admission
  2. amusement park
    a commercially operated park with stalls and shows for amusement
  3. Buffalo Bill
    United States showman famous for his Wild West Show
  4. bumper car
    a small low-powered electrically powered vehicle driven on a special platform where there are many others to be dodged
  5. calliope
    a musical instrument consisting of a series of steam whistles played from a keyboard
  6. candy bar
    a candy shaped as a bar
  7. caramel apple
    an apple that is covered with a candy-like substance
  8. carnival
    a traveling show
  9. carousel
    a large, rotating machine with seats for children to ride
  10. concessionaire
    someone who holds or operates a concession
  11. cotton candy
    a candy made by spinning sugar that has been boiled to a high temperature
  12. daredevil
    a reckless impetuous irresponsible person
  13. fairground
    an open area for holding fairs or exhibitions or circuses
  14. Ferris wheel
    a vertical rotating mechanism consisting of a large wheel with suspended seats that remain upright as the wheel rotates; provides a ride at an amusement park
  15. fire-eater
    a performer who pretends to swallow fire
  16. firework
    (usually plural) a device with an explosive that burns at a low rate and with colored flames; can be used to illuminate areas or send signals etc.
  17. french fries
    strips of potato fried in deep fat
  18. funfair
    a traveling show
  19. game
    an amusement or pastime
  20. game of chance
    a game that involves gambling
  21. hamburger
    a sandwich consisting of a fried cake of minced beef served on a bun, often with other ingredients
  22. hot dog
    a frankfurter served hot on a bun
  23. ice cream
    frozen dessert containing cream and sugar and flavoring
  24. lemonade
    sweetened beverage of diluted lemon juice
  25. Midway
    naval battle of World War II
  26. pizza
    Italian open pie made of thin bread dough spread with a spiced mixture of e.g. tomato sauce and cheese
  27. roller coaster
    elevated railway in an amusement park
  28. showman
    a sponsor who books and stages public entertainments
  29. sideshow
    a minor show that is part of a larger one (as at the circus)
  30. water gun
    plaything consisting of a toy pistol that squirts water

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