Sideshow

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Lesser SpotlightPlay
A sideshow doesn't have the main focus, it's something extra but not the key attraction. SlideI enjoyed the magician, but the jugglers were just a sideshow.
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Additional FunPlay
Sideshows add variety and additional entertainment to the main event. SlideThe local bands playing at the festival were a delightful sideshow to the main acts.
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Cultural OriginsPlay
Historically, sideshows are associated with carnivals and circuses, featuring unique acts. SlideWe saw a fire-eater in the carnival sideshow.