First Known Use of show-off
Definition of show off
- wanted to show our new car off
- boys showing off for the girls
Examples of show off in a Sentence
the athletes warmed up, happily showing off for the crowd before the match officially started
she just wants to show off her new jewelry
Recent Examples of show off from the Web
Also in New York, a decidedly not pregnant Rihanna showed off a whole lot of Burberry, wearing a jacket and baseball cap in the label’s signature plaid.
Actress Chrishell Stause showed off the engagement ring with her fiance, actor Justin Hartley, as the two stopped to chat with the CJ's Kirby Adams.
An Alabama defensive back showed off his singing voice Tuesday, singing happy birthday to coach Nick Saban during the Crimson Tide's Tuesday team meeting.
With Halloween just a few days away, celebs are already showing off their costumes — and so far, Demi Lovato's winning.
Waiters, 25, also showed off his ability to get the basket with a few nasty crossover moves.
Alessandra Ambrosio showed off her abs in a bra halter top and white flare pants.
Jennifer Philbin, dean of nursing at Ivy Tech Community College, shows off an anatomage table, which uses high-tech 3-D imagery, rather than human cadavers, for instruction in human anatomy.
From now until October 31st pumpkins will decorate the windows of downtown businesses, showing off the imaginations of Huntsville artists, nonprofits, businesses, schools, and families.
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First Known Use of show off
show off Synonyms
Synonymsact up, clown (around), fool around, horse around, hotdog, monkey (around), showboat, cut up, skylark
Related Wordscarry on, misbehave; roughhouse; caper, cavort, disport, frisk, frolic, gambol, lark, rollick, romp; carouse, maffick, revel, roar, wassail
Near Antonymscamouflage, disguise, mask; conceal, cover, curtain, enshroud, hide, obscure, occlude, occult, shroud, veil
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