Definition of showpiece
: a prime or outstanding example used for exhibition
Examples of showpiece in a Sentence
The museum's showpiece is a painting by Picasso.
The house is an architectural showpiece.
Recent Examples of showpiece from the Web
As UEFA tries to create more of a Super Bowl-style feel to its showpiece, the game will be preceded by entertainment from the Black Eyed Peas.
The 22 victims will be remembered in the stadium before Arsenal and Chelsea contest the soccer showpiece.
The 22 victims will be remembered in the London stadium before Arsenal and Chelsea contest the soccer showpiece.
Rising above them like some white-railinged, unfolding-accordion, time-warp tableau from Christopher Nolan's Inception, the atrium of this Financial District showpiece practically dares you not to Instagram it.
As for the MSC's other showpiece, a new administrative hub called Putrajaya, its completion is hazy.
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SHOWPIECE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of showpiece for English Language Learners
: something that is the best or most attractive thing being shown
: something that is seen as an excellent or outstanding example of something
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