make a spectacle of oneself

Definition of make a spectacle of oneself

:to do something in front of other people that is very embarrassing
  • You made a spectacle of yourself at the party.

Word by Word Definitions

make play
  1. : behave, act

  2. : to begin or seem to begin (an action)

  3. : to cause to happen to or be experienced by someone

  1. : the manner or style in which a thing is constructed

  2. : brand

  3. : the physical, mental, or moral constitution of a person

spectacle play
  1. : something exhibited to view as unusual, notable, or entertaining

  2. : an object of curiosity or contempt

  3. : glasses

oneself play
  1. : a person's self : one's own self

  2. : one's normal, healthy, or sane condition or self


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