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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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  1. Jim Holder:

    There are an awful lot of fast cars and supercars on display this year, what you see now is an industry that has got its swagger back and wants to show off a bit rather than put its hair shirt on about high miles per gallon and these slightly more mundane things.

  2. Jim Ananich:

    This protest wasn't about the stay-at-home order, it was an opportunity for a small group of folks -- very few of whom were engaging in social distancing or wearing masks -- to show off their swastika posters, confederate flags, nooses hanging from cars and signs calling for murder, threatening Capitol police, staff, press, and elected members is not how we do business here in Michigan.

  3. Anuj Somany:

    If it makes noise, then the same can't be a person's success but something else like Show-off.

  4. 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.

  5. Anuj Somany:

    People around a person do get jealous of him by seeing his monetary success, but they will not often burn with hatred until they find him employing wrong means to earn, enjoy and make a show-off of his progress and happiness.

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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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