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Definition of 'show off'

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It was because if we'd met on neutral ground, he'd have been unable to show off his social `success'. Isabel Wolff RESCUING ROSE (2002)She knew no coquetry until she saw grey cat's: did not pose, flirt, roll, scamper, or show off. Doris Lessing ON CATS (2002)She couldn't wait to start walking around in full hedgehog gear so she could show off the whole outfit. Isobel Bird CIRCLE OF THREE: BOOK 5: IN THE DREAMING (2001)"I am so angry, I am shaking, thinking of poor little Daniel, trying so hard to please his big, handsome, show-off father. Skelton, Alison Scott AN OLDER WOMAN (2001)Whatever the reason, the ceremonial uniforms were gorgeous, and Tristan wore his with the confidence of one born to show-off. Jennifer Fallon TREASON KEEP (2001)He was a show-off, determined that everyone sharing the same bit of road as him would see he was a big man with a flashy Jag. Val McDermid DEAD BEAT (2001)

Synonyms of 'show off'

exhibitionist, boaster, swaggerer, hot dog

Trends of 'show off'

Used Occasionally. show off is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary

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Translations for 'show off'

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

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