French translation of 'show off'
(pejorative) crâner ⧫ frimer
separable transitive verbshow
1. (= flaunt) [knowledge, riches] faire étalage de
He was eager to show off the new car. Il voulait absolument exhiber sa nouvelle voiture.
2. (= show to advantage) faire ressortir
Her dress showed off her tiny waist. Sa robe faisait ressortir la finesse de sa taille.
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Example Sentences Including 'show off'
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She couldn't wait to start walking around in full hedgehog gear so she could show off the whole outfit.CIRCLE OF THREE: BOOK 5: IN THE DREAMING (2001)
Probably wanted to show off the fact that she could still get a man at her age.THE LAST TEMPTATION (2002)
It was because if we'd met on neutral ground, he'd have been unable to show off his social `success'.RESCUING ROSE (2002)
She knew no coquetry until she saw grey cat's: did not pose, flirt, roll, scamper, or show off.ON CATS (2002)
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'show off' in Other Languages
British English: show off /ʃəʊ ɒf/ VERB
If you say that someone is showing off, you are criticizing them for trying to impress people by showing in a very obvious way what they can do or what they own.
All right, there's no need to show off.
- American English: show off
- Arabic: يَفْتَخِرُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: exibir-se
- Chinese: 炫耀
- Croatian: razmetati se
- Czech: vychloubat se
- Danish: prale
- Dutch: opscheppen
- European Spanish: presumir
- Finnish: leveillä
- French: exhiber
- German: angeben prahlen
- Greek: κάνω φιγούρα
- Italian: ostentare
- Japanese: 見せびらかす
- Korean: 과시하다
- Norwegian: vise seg
- Polish: popisać się
- European Portuguese: exibir-se
- Romanian: a se făli cu
- Russian: рисоваться
- Spanish: presumir
- Swedish: skryta
- Thai: ทำตัวเด่น
- Turkish: gösteriş yapmak
- Ukrainian: хизуватися
- Vietnamese: khoe khoang
Translation of show off from the Collins English to French Dictionary