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Synonyms for show off

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. exhibitionist, show-off(verb)

    someone who deliberately behaves in such a way as to attract attention

    flasher, show-off, exhibitionist

  2. flaunt, flash, show off, ostentate, swank(verb)

    display proudly; act ostentatiously or pretentiously

    "he showed off his new sports car"

    twinkle, ostentate, winkle, shoot, scoot, dart, flash, blink, scud, swank, dash, wink, flaunt

Editors Contribution

  1. boasts

    to talk or write about oneself or something related to oneself in a proud or self-admiring way.

    ''she boasts a host of amazing talents''

    Submitted by rosiesusan.kirk on June 15, 2020  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. show off

    [Active.] exhibit (ostentatiously), display, make a parade of

  2. show off

    [Neuter.] make a show, display one's self, put on airs, give one's self airs, look big, hold up one's head, perk one's self up, ride a high horse, MAKE A SPLURGE, SPREAD ONE'S SELF

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How to use show off in a sentence?

  1. Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi:

    Naturally we will leave it to the market to decide, whoever has money, whoever has projects, whoever creates employment, whoever has intriguing ideas should know that Italy is the right place to show off their skills.

  2. Anuj Somany:

    Most people are such a big show-off that it will simply blow-off a sensible person's mind seeing them waiting for several minutes outside a big or fancy restaurant for having ordinary food at an exorbitant price to waste own time and money rather than relishing the good taste of food which could be available on street food cart or in a small food joint.

  3. Susie Lee:

    Siren's touchstones always reference what I discern works in real life, give women the chance to send subtle cues of interest, men to show off a little of who they are, friends to recommend good men and people to make each other smile.

  4. Cindy Samuelsen:

    I don't know what is wrong with these people in that they feel the need to show off their big guns.

  5. Sidney Gavignet:

    It was perfect to show off a bit, it’s what this boat was made for, to keep eyes on Oman. We are doing something to make sure people are looking at us.

Translations for show off

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  • angeben, aufschneidenGerman
  • lucirse, lucir, chulearSpanish
  • kehuskella, ylpeillä, leveillä, mahtailla, briljeerata, pröystäilläFinnish
  • crâner, faire le malinFrench
  • दिखावाHindi
  • mettere in mostra, mettersi in mostra, fare bella mostraItalian
  • שוויצרHebrew
  • 見えをはる, 見せようとするJapanese
  • ತೋರಪಡಿಸುವಿಕೆKannada
  • whakameremereMāori
  • фали сеMacedonian
  • popisywać sięPolish
  • jactar-se, mostrar-se, mostrarPortuguese
  • выёбываться, рисоваться, выёживаться, красоваться, выпендриваться, выделыватьсяRussian
  • காட்டுTamil
  • చూపించండిTelugu
  • hava atmakTurkish

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