make an exhibition of oneself

Definition of make an exhibition of oneself

:to behave in a foolish or embarrassing way in public
  • He got drunk at the wedding and made an exhibition of himself in front of everyone.

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

exhibition play
  1. : an act or instance of exhibiting

  2. : a grant drawn from the funds of a school or university to help maintain a student

  3. : a public showing (as of works of art, objects of manufacture, or athletic skill)

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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