HyperDic: show_off

English > 1 sense of the expression show off:
VERBperceptionshow off, flaunt, flash, ostentate, swankdisplay proudly
English > show off: 1 sense > verb 1, perception
MeaningDisplay proudly; act ostentatiously or pretentiously.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Synonymsflaunt, flash, ostentate, swank
NarrowerflexExhibit the strength of
splurgeBe showy or ostentatious
Broaderexpose, exhibit, displayTo show, make visible or apparent
See alsoshowmake visible or noticeable
Spanishalardear, fanfarronear, lucir, ostentar, pavonearse, presumir
Catalanfatxendejar, gallejar, presumir
Nounsshow-offsomeone who deliberately behaves in such a way as to attract attention

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