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Definition of showboating noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

showboating

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈʃəʊbəʊtɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈʃoʊboʊtɪŋ//
 
[uncountable] (informal, often disapproving)
 
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behaviour that is intended to show people how clever, skilful, etc. you are He was guilty of showboating towards the end of the game.