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At the circus, amusement park or fairground

big top

noun

a large tent in which a circus is performed

big wheel

noun

a Ferris wheel

bumper car

noun

a small electric car for one or two people that you drive around a special area at an amusement park and try to hit other cars

carousel

noun

a large circular machine that moves around with wooden horses or other objects on it, that children can ride on while music plays. The British word is roundabout.

clown

noun

a performer in a circus who wears funny clothes and makes people laugh by doing silly things

custard pie

noun

a pie that clowns throw at one another as a joke

ferris wheel

noun

a large wheel-shaped upright structure in an amusement park with seats hanging from it that people sit in as it goes around

flume

noun

a tube or a smooth narrow open surface that people slide down in an amusement park or swimming pool

high wire

noun

a long rope stretched tightly high above the ground that a performer in a circus balances on

hoop

noun

a large ring used in a circus for animals to jump through

merry-go-round

noun

a machine with models of animals or vehicles that children ride on as it goes around in a circle

merry-go-round

noun

a circular structure in a playground that children sit or stand on while it is pushed round

ride

noun

a machine at an amusement park (=a place outside where there are games and other activities) that people ride in for fun

ride

noun

a period of time that you spend on a machine at an amusement park

ring

noun

an area surrounded by seats at a circus

ringmaster

noun

someone who introduces the performers at a circus

ringside

noun

the area around the place where people perform in a circus or fight in a boxing or wrestling match

roller coaster

noun

a structure like a tall railroad with steep slopes at an amusement park, that you have fast rides on for fun

safety net

noun

a net that is under something to catch people if they fall

sideshow

noun

an additional smaller entertainment at a fair, circus, etc.

switchback

noun

a roller coaster 1

tightrope

noun

a piece of rope or wire high above the ground that a performer walks along in a circus. Someone who walks on a tightrope is called a tightrope walker.

trapeze

noun

a short bar that hangs on two ropes from a high ceiling, used by performers in a circus

mom jeans

a style of loose-fitting jeans with a high waist, often considered unfashionable

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