First Known Use of show-off
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
Fresh off winning a bronze medal at the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, figure skater Adam Rippon fearlessly showed off the trends for cutouts and bondage in his black Moschino suit designed by Jeremy Scott.
Filling hundreds if not thousands of pages are discussions hashing out the frequently changing logistics of showing off Wisconsin to best advantage in a high-stakes game.
The restaurant's open kitchen will allow quality chefs to show off their skills, while the rum bar directly on the plaza will echo the bustling Cuban storefronts of the 1930s, according to Orchestra Partners.
Eveningwear, however, seemed almost like an after-thought, with a strapless yellow satin gown cut to reveal a pink lining, and a black dress showing off a vintage-feeling sunburst pleating technique that looked jarring in the context.
German aviation startup Volocopter sent an air taxi on a five-minute test flight in Dubai last October — and showed off the technology last month by briefly flying one of its taxis across the stage at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.
Through a Facebook Live, Brooks walked the new stage and showed off some of it's features including the spinning stage and the rising points of the lone star.
Jen and Justin adopt a rescue pit bull named Sophie and Jen shows off some dog pics to GQ.
Bill Schoech, left, a volunteer instructor in the Porter County Career and Technical Center’s precision machining department, shows off its new space Friday to Vincennes University President Chuck Johnson.
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First Known Use of show off
show off Synonyms
SHOW-OFF Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of show-off for English Language Learners
: a person who tries to impress other people with his or her abilities or possessions
SHOW-OFF Defined for Kids
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