Synonyms of pageant
1 showDictionary • a traditional Christmas pageant
show • the Chelsea flower show
display • a dazzling dance display
parade • A glittering parade of celebrities attended the event.
spectacle • a director passionate about music and spectacle
procession • a funeral procession
extravaganza • an all-night musical extravaganza
tableau • a nativity tableau
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competitionCompetition is a situation in which two or more people or groups are trying to get something which not everyone can have.
• There's been some fierce competition for the title.
contestA contest is a competition or game in which people try to win.
• Few contests in the recent history of British boxing have been as thrilling.
• a dazzling dance display
Thesaurus for pageant from the Collins English Thesaurus
an elaborate colourful parade or display portraying scenes from history, esp one involving rich costume