Definition of show off phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

  

show off

 phrasal verb
phrasal verb Proud
 
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Phrasal Verbs
 (informal, disapproving) to try to impress others by talking about your abilities, possessions, etc. He's just showing off because that girl he likes is here. related noun show-off See related entries: Proud

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show somebody off

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 to show people somebody/something that you are proud of She wanted to show off her new husband at the party. show off how, what, etc… He likes to show off how well he speaks French. See related entries: Proud
 (of clothing) to make somebody look attractive, by showing their best features a dress that shows off her figure
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