show·​place | \ ˈshō-ˌplās How to pronounce showplace (audio) \

Definition of showplace

: a place (such as an estate or building) that is regarded as an example of beauty or excellence

Examples of showplace in a Sentence

They have transformed their home into a showplace.
Recent Examples on the Web According to Redfin, there are seven homes currently listed for $10 million or more including a 9,400-square-foot showplace asking $21 million and a three-story penthouse in Panorama Towers asking $15 million. Jack Flemming, Los Angeles Times, 16 May 2022 And while many of the top spots are occupied by boxy, modern spec mansions, Wahlberg’s place stands on its own as a European-style showplace that mixes Old World style with an abundance of modern amenities. Jack Flemming, Los Angeles Times, 16 Apr. 2022 At the center of the property, there’s a 6,400-square-foot showplace with four bedrooms, including a primary suite with a loft and terrace. Jack Flemming, Los Angeles Times, 11 Feb. 2022 The Grammy-winning artist moved to Florida during the pandemic, dropping $30 million on a 17,000-square-foot showplace in Coral Gables. Jack Flemming, Los Angeles Times, 26 Feb. 2022 Director Justin Lin recently listed his multi-level, showplace penthouse at the landmark Biscuit Co. Lofts for $6 million. Kathy A. Mcdonald, Variety, 23 Mar. 2022 Loaded with virtually every amenity imaginable, the 13,000-square-foot showplace was originally designed for sports talk radio host Jim Rome, who sold it to Rogers-Kante for a then-record $12.5 million in 2017. Jack Flemming, Los Angeles Times, 7 Aug. 2021 The 1970s showplace has a long line of celebrity owners, including film producer Jon Peters, tennis star Pete Sampras and saxophone legend Kenny G. Jack Flemming, Los Angeles Times, 22 Jan. 2022 The showplace was designed in 1959 by L.A. architect Rex Lotery. Lauren Beale, Forbes, 28 Dec. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of showplace

1753, in the meaning defined above

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24 Jun 2022

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“Showplace.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Jul. 2022.

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