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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. Joe Bagley:

    Luxury items are rare in other 17th century sites in New England, but the two best sites found in Boston, including this one, have a high number of them showing that Boston was a center of wealth for the region and its residents who had that wealth were willing and able to show off a bit, despite their Puritan lifestyle.

  2. Seungsoo Hahn:

    Avogadro talked to me about a mysterious number. The number takes us to a wonderland, where a tubby atom looks like a slender one, molecules are dancing at all times, and ions with extra electrons show off their body.

  3. Hitoshi Sakai:

    He wanted the stadium to be something that would show off Japanese skills to the world, so he chose an extremely difficult design that has ultimately increased costs and construction time.

  4. Meghan Markle:

    Grant Harrold insisted. Meghan Markle and Prince Harry pose for photos and show off Meghan Markle engagement ring. ( AP) Sally Bedell Smith, author of Prince Charles : The Passions and Paradoxes of an Improbable Life, although Meghan has had a successful career in acting, I believe she will quit the profession.

  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.

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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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