Example sentences for: pageants

How can you use “pageants” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The idea of spoofing the superficial, back-stabbing world of teen pageants seems funny to most critics, but all agree that the execution is abysmal.

  • But while the malls do advertise sensory advantages, they talk less about merchandise than about entertainment: live music, fashion shows, baby pageants, carousels, and miniature golf.

  • The more we condemn the perversity of child beauty pageants, the more we get to watch luscious little JonBenet Ramsey bat her baby eyelashes and to imagine her gory death.

  • Native Americans, for their part, have objected less to tribal nicknames per se than to the tom-tom-thumping pregame pageants and war-whooping halftime shows they so often give rise to.

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