What does 'Bread and circuses' mean?
Activites that entertain people and distract them from problems to keep them from complaining or protesting are bread and circuses.
- Category: Food
Idioms similar to 'Bread and circuses'
- Bread and butter
- Know which side one's bread is buttered on
- Half a loaf is better than no bread
- Quarrel with bread and butter
- Best thing since sliced bread
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