showing off


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showing off

n (pej) → esibizionismo
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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And it was not because of the showing off that he was eager, but because of his love for Steward.
He returned, now, and hung about the fence till nightfall, "showing off," as before; but the girl never exhibited herself again, though Tom comforted him- self a little with the hope that she had been near some window, meantime, and been aware of his attentions.
They could not follow him in this with much success, so perhaps it was rather like showing off, especially as he kept looking behind to see how many tails they missed.
The Crow horsemen, as they escorted them, appeared to take pride in showing off their equestrian skill and hardihood; careering at full speed on their half-savage steeds, and dashing among rocks and crags, and up and down the most rugged and dangerous places with perfect ease and unconcern.
When the boys was fifteen and upward, Tom was "showing off" in the river one day, when he was taken with a cramp, and shouted for help.
Let me see: that would be four thousand miles down, I think--' (for, you see, Alice had learnt several things of this sort in her lessons in the schoolroom, and though this was not a VERY good opportunity for showing off her knowledge, as there was no one to listen to her, still it was good practice to say it over) `--yes, that's about the right distance--but then I wonder what Latitude or Longitude I've got to?' (Alice had no idea what Latitude was, or Longitude either, but thought they were nice grand words to say.)
The model has shared several pictures in the past detailing her pregnancy over the past few weeks, showing off her pregnant body and not letting any trolls get her down, reported People.
Showing off her new hair on Instagram she said: "Feeling my new bob and colour.
Showing off one's finger with indelible ink seems to be the default pose, as Kim Chiu posted a photo of herself doing the same act.
On day two, Carol stepped out in a stunning outfit, showing off her incredible bum in skintight jeans, which she teamed with a for-fitting white top.
Because I would be showing off. Certainly NOT behaving like a Jane Austen heroine or the Virgin Mary, as my mum would have liked.
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