Definition of Showoff

1. Noun. A person given to egotistically attempting to demonstrate prowess or ability. ¹



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Definition of Showoff

1. one given to pretentious display [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Showoff

showing wisdom
showings
showish
showjumper
showjumpers
showjumping
showlike
showman
showmance
showmances
showmanly
showmanship
showmanships
showmen
shown
showoff (current term)
showoffs
showperson
showpersons
showpiece
showpieces
showplace
showplaces
showplan
showplans
showreel
showreels
showring
showrings
showroom

Literary usage of Showoff

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1. The Great Speeches and Orations of Daniel Webster: With an Essay on Daniel by Daniel Webster, Edwin Percy Whipple (1914)
"They render depravity attractive, sometimes by the polish of its manners, and sometimes by its very extravagance ; and study to showoff crime under all the ..."

2. Book on the physician himself, and things that concern his reputation and by Daniel Webster Cathell (1890)
"... Dr. showoff, Dr. Broiler, Dr. Frigid, Dr. Gall, and Dr. Spitfire are also about and may be encountered in unfriendly collision. Be affable and frank, ..."

3. American Wit and Humor: A Collection from Various Sources Classified Under (1900)
"A very bright three-year-old girl in a Cambridge kindergarten was selected to "showoff" the merits of the school, even for mere babes, ..."

4. Read & Understand Stories & Activities Grade 3 by Jo Ellen Moore (1997)
"Put an X on words that describe the hare. quick poky slow-moving steady embarrassed well-liked foolish unkind showoff 4. What does the moral of this story ..."

5. Spanish/English Read & Understand, Grade 3. by Jo Ellen Moore (2005)
"Put an X on words that describe the hare. quick poky slow-moving steady embarrassed well-liked foolish unkind showoff 4. What does the moral of this story ..."

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