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  • 1 showing off — Synonyms and related words: blazon, bravura, brilliancy, daring, dash, demonstration, display, dramatics, eclat, etalage, exhibition, exhibitionism, false front, fanfaronade, figure, flair, flaunt, flaunting, flourish, histrionics, manifestation …

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  • 2 showing off — boasting, flaunting …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 3 showing-off — n boasting, self advertisement, bragging, exhibitionism, braggadocio, swagger, egotism, peacockery FORMAL vainglory COLLOQ. swank ≠ modesty …

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  • 4 off (your) guard — phrase not thinking about something, so that you might say or do something that you did not intend to catch/​take someone off (their) guard (=surprise someone): ‘Why on earth did you tell him that?’ ‘He caught me off guard!’ Thesaurus: not… …

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  • 5 Showing Up — Thoroughbred racehorse infobox horsename= Showing Up caption= sire= Strategic Mission grandsire= Mr. Prospector dam= Miss Alethia damsire= T.V. Commercial sex= Stallion foaled= 2003 country= United States flagicon|USA colour= Chestnut breeder=… …

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  • 6 off-hand — also off hand 1) ADJ GRADED: usu v link ADJ (disapproval) If you say that someone is being off hand, you are critical of them for being unfriendly or impolite, and not showing any interest in what other people are doing or saying. He lapsed into… …

    English dictionary

  • 7 off the beat — phrasal or off beat : out of tempo : showing irregularity : off the beam …

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  • 8 Showing — Show Show, v. t. [imp. {Showed}; p. p. {Shown}or {Showed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Showing}. It is sometimes written {shew}, {shewed}, {shewn}, {shewing}.] [OE. schowen, shewen, schewen, shawen, AS. sce[ a]wian, to look, see, view; akin to OS. scaw?n,… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 9 show off — 1) PHRASAL VERB (disapproval) 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. [V P] All right, there s no need to show off... [V P]… …

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  • 10 show off — phrasal verb Word forms show off : present tense I/you/we/they show off he/she/it shows off present participle showing off past tense showed off past participle shown off 1) [intransitive] showing disapproval to behave in a way that is intended… …

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  • 11 show off — verb display proudly; act ostentatiously or pretentiously (Freq. 4) he showed off his new sports car • Syn: ↑flaunt, ↑flash, ↑ostentate, ↑swank • Derivationally related forms: ↑ostentation …

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  • 12 show off — {v. phr.} 1. To put out nicely for people to see; display; exhibit. * /The Science Fair gave Julia a chance to show off her shell collection./ * /The girls couldn t wait to show off their fine needlework to our visitors./ 2. {informal} To try to… …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 13 show off — {v. phr.} 1. To put out nicely for people to see; display; exhibit. * /The Science Fair gave Julia a chance to show off her shell collection./ * /The girls couldn t wait to show off their fine needlework to our visitors./ 2. {informal} To try to… …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 14 The Big Blueberry Barf-Off! — Infobox Book name = The Big Blueberry Barf Off! title orig = translator = image caption = Front cover of book author = R. L. Stine illustrator = Trip Park cover artist = Trip Park country = America language = English series = Rotten School… …

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  • 15 ˌshow ˈoff — phrasal verb showing disapproval to behave in a way that is intended to attract people s attention and make them admire you The children start showing off the minute anyone comes into the house.[/ex] …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 16 show-off — show′ off n. 1) a person given to pretentious display 2) the act of showing off • Etymology: 1770–80 show′ off ish, adj …

    From formal English to slang

  • 17 show-off — noun Usage: often attributive Date: 1843 1. the act of showing off 2. one that shows off ; exhibitionist • show offy adjective …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 18 show off — verb Date: circa 1793 transitive verb to display proudly < wanted to show our new car off > intransitive verb to seek to attract attention by conspicuous behavior < boys showing off for the girls > …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 19 show-off — show offish, adj. /shoh awf , of /, n. 1. a person given to pretentious display. 2. the act of showing off. [1770 80; n. use of v. phrase show off] Syn. 1. exhibitionist, braggart. * * * …

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  • 20 whip off — verb To remove something (especially an item of clothing) with a swift movement. In an instant he had whipped off his shorts. He lay there showing off his long, slender uncut tool. His balls loose and hairy slipped between his legs. His crotch… …

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