show off phrasal verb definition in Proud topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

show off

 phrasal verb: Proud topic
(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. 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.