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showboats

verb
present tense third-person singular of showboat

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(Entry 1 of 2)

to engage in attention-getting playful or boisterous behavior
  • the gymnast was showboating for the cameras when she lost her balance and fell

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showboats

noun
plural of showboat

Synonyms of showboats (Entry 2 of 2)

as in cowboys, hotdogs

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“Showboats.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/showboats. Accessed 24 Nov. 2020.

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