on parade

Definition of on parade

  1. 1 :  shown or displayed especially in a way that attracts attention or notice Her new diamond engagement ring was on parade for all her friends to stare at. It was getting to be violence on parade all day long on network TV.

  2. 2 of soldiers :  marching or standing in a military parade (a ceremonial formation of a body of troops before a superior officer or other important person)

Word by Word Definitions

paradeplay
  1. :  a pompous show :  exhibition

    :  the ceremonial formation of a body of troops before a superior officer

    :  a place where troops assemble regularly for parade

  1. :  to cause to maneuver or march :  marshal

    :  promenade

    :  to exhibit ostentatiously


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