show-off


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show′-off`



n.
1. a person given to pretentious display.
2. the act of showing off.
[1770–80]
show′-off`ish, adj.
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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
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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.
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Translations

show-off

[ˈʃəʊɒf] Npresumido/a m/f, fantasmón/ona m/f (Sp)
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

show-off

[ˈʃəʊˌɒf] n (fam) → esibizionista m/f
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

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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References in periodicals archive ?
ABDOULAYE DOUCOURE has branded Paul Pogba a "show-off " - but thinks his brashness is great for football.
THE Only Way Is Essex show-off Mark Wright is hiring a Bentley to boost his image - for pounds 3,000 a month.
Show-off driver Paul Stokes has been given some humbling advice ( stick to Scalextric.