show-off


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Related to show-off: follow through, even so, daunting, disproportionately, along with, wreak havoc

show′-off`



n.
1. a person given to pretentious display.
2. the act of showing off.
[1770–80]
show′-off`ish, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.show-off - someone who deliberately behaves in such a way as to attract attentionshow-off - someone who deliberately behaves in such a way as to attract attention
egoist, egotist, swellhead - a conceited and self-centered person
grandstander - someone who performs with an eye to the applause from spectators in the grandstand
hot dog, hotdog - someone who performs dangerous stunts to attract attention to himself
poser, poseur - a person who habitually pretends to be something he is not

show-off

noun (Informal) exhibitionist, boaster, swaggerer, hot dog (chiefly U.S.), poseur, egotist, braggart, braggadocio, peacock He's outgoing, but not a show-off.
Translations

show-off

[ˈʃəʊɒf] Npresumido/a m/f, fantasmón/ona m/f (Sp)

show-off

[ˈʃəʊˌɒf] n (fam) → esibizionista m/f

show-off

مُتَفَاخِر vejtaha pralhals Angeber φιγούρα fanfarrón leveilijä frimeur razmetljivac ostentazione 見せびらかし 과시 uitslover skrytepave pozer exibicionista хвастун skrytmåns คนที่ชอบโอ้อวด gösteriş kẻ phô trương 爱卖弄的人
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