a person whose business it is to recognize and recruit persons of marked aptitude for a certain field or occupation, especially in entertainment or sports.
a person whose occupation is the search for talented artists, sportsmen, performers, etc, for engagements as professionals
noun 1. a theatrical show in which a series of usually amateur or aspiring singers, dancers, comedians, instrumentalists, etc., perform in the hope of gaining recognition.
noun, Japanese Genji Monogatari 1. a novel (1001–20?) by Lady Murasaki, dealing with Japanese court life.
noun 1. a historical novel (1859) by Dickens.
- Tale of woe
take someone to the cleaners