showplace

noun
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 Her work is on full display here, as the showplace boasts simple, chic spaces with curving lines and walls of glass that take in views of the city. Jack Flemming, Los Angeles Times, "Blockbuster producer Jerry Bruckheimer asks $16.5 million for Miami Beach penthouse," 7 Dec. 2020 For three years running, Pepe in Grani—the showplace of pizzaiolo Franco Pepe—has been voted Italy’s finest pizzeria in the 50 Top Pizza Guide, a prestigious list judged by Italian culinary heavyweights. Francesco Lastrucci, Smithsonian Magazine, "Inside Naples’ World-Famous Pizza Culture," 20 Feb. 2021 The pair bought the property through a trust for $2.62 million in 2018 and got to work soon after, razing a humble single-story ranch and replacing it with a nearly 10,000-square-foot showplace loaded with amenities. Jack Flemming, Los Angeles Times, "Hot Property: NBA’s Paul Pierce shoots for $11 million in Calabasas," 28 Nov. 2020 That title belongs to a 20,000-square-foot showplace designed by Paul McLean that traded hands for $48.5 million two days before Thanksgiving. Jack Flemming, Los Angeles Times, "Hot Property: Ryan Seacrest eyes $85 million for Beverly Hills compound," 12 Dec. 2020 The pair bought the property through a trust for $2.62 million in 2018 and got to work soon after, razing a humble single-story ranch and replacing it with a nearly 10,000-square-foot showplace loaded with amenities. Jack Flemming, Los Angeles Times, "Hot Property: NBA’s Paul Pierce shoots for $11 million in Calabasas," 28 Nov. 2020 The pair bought the property through a trust for $2.62 million in 2018 and got to work soon after, razing a humble single-story ranch and replacing it with a nearly 10,000-square-foot showplace loaded with amenities. Jack Flemming, Los Angeles Times, "Hot Property: NBA’s Paul Pierce shoots for $11 million in Calabasas," 28 Nov. 2020 That title belongs to a 20,000-square-foot showplace designed by Paul McLean that traded hands for $48.5 million two days before Thanksgiving. Jack Flemming, Los Angeles Times, "Hot Property: Ryan Seacrest eyes $85 million for Beverly Hills compound," 12 Dec. 2020 That title belongs to a 20,000-square-foot showplace designed by Paul McLean that traded hands for $48.5 million two days before Thanksgiving. Jack Flemming, Los Angeles Times, "Hot Property: Ryan Seacrest eyes $85 million for Beverly Hills compound," 12 Dec. 2020

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First Known Use of showplace

1753, in the meaning defined above

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“Showplace.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/showplace. Accessed 9 Mar. 2021.

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showplace

noun

English Language Learners Definition of showplace

: a beautiful or important place that people enjoy seeing

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