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
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.
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.
Kim Kardashian showed off her fourth Halloween costume change of the year on Tuesday night, twirling for the camera in a jumpsuit like that worn by the late Selena Quintanilla.
Jeremiah Tilmon stole the show in Missouri’s exhibition game against Kansas on Oct. 22, showing off his athleticism and post moves against one of the best teams in the country.
In May, KC-46 program manager Mike Gibbons showed off progress on building the tankers in Everett and said the first tanker would fly around October and soon after would be delivered to the Air Force.
Participants can bring their own electric vehicle to talk about or show off.
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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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