- to behave in a way that tries to show people how intelligent, skillful, etc. you are He's a good guitar player, but he tends to showboat on his solos.
- noun [uncountable]
NAmE//ˈʃoʊboʊt//[intransitive] (informal) (often disapproving)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they showboat
he / she / it showboats
past simple showboated
-ing form showboating
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