showboater


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showboater

(ˈʃəʊˌbəʊtə)
n
1. the manager of a showboat
2. (Theatre) an actor on a showboat
3. US a show-off
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When asked bySoccer AMwho the biggest showboater was in his United days, Giggs answered "Cristiano" without hesitation
Because there are still those who see the German as a Keeganesque showboater who is big on smiles and hugs but no more up to the job of restoring Liverpool's past glories than Brendan Rodgers was.
Most people don't enjoy being in the court with the showboater.
Showboater 3.55 Market Rasen SP forecast 2-1 Progressive this season and probably didn't lose a great deal in defeat at Fontwell three weeks ago when bidding for a hat-trick.
"If someone does two or three step-overs in England in quick succession then they're seen as a showboater, whereas they'd be defended a bit more in Spain and the true position should probably be somewhere in between.
In the showboater's place is a broken woman, unable to maintain a single honest and loving connection with anyone, and desperately craving connection.
Western Rules stayed on to pull away from Showboater by two and three-quarter lengths in the I.T.P.S.
Ever the showboater, Becks loafed around Brazil playing foot volleyball, riding motorbikes and pretending to have an anonymous experience, while being followed every minute by a giant media operation capturing his wee weak voice.
The Stoke City midfielder likes to play the showboater too often.
CRISTIANO RONALDO (SIGNED FROM SPORTING LISBON, 2003) Ferguson signed a teenage Ronaldo for PS12.24m, and in the early days of the Portuguese forward's United career it looked as though he might have paid over the odds for little more than a showboater.
They see him as a showboater, but players of that quality do things like that.
High school lacrosse player Conor Sullivan (Lutz) comes across as an egocentric showboater even before his family moves from San Juan Capistrano, Calif., to Arlington, Va.