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showboat

show·boat

showboat

 
pronunciation:
sho bot
parts of speech:
noun, intransitive verb
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: (informal) a person who behaves flamboyantly to gain attention; show-off.
definition 2: a boat, esp. a paddle-wheel steamer, with a troupe of actors and a theater, that tours river towns.
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: showboated, showboating, showboats
definition: (informal) to show off; behave flamboyantly.
similar words:
show off