show off

verb

Definition of show off

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to display proudly wanted to show our new car off

  3. intransitive verb
  4. :  to seek to attract attention by conspicuous behavior boys showing off for the girls

Examples of show off in a Sentence

  1. the athletes warmed up, happily showing off for the crowd before the match officially started

  2. she just wants to show off her new jewelry

First Known Use of show off

circa 1793



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