show-me

[shoh-mee]

adjective

demanding proof or evidence before being convinced: a show-me attitude toward new ideas.

Nearby words

  1. show trial,
  2. show up,
  3. show window,
  4. show-and-tell,
  5. show-down,
  6. show-off,
  7. show-place,
  8. show-stopper,
  9. show-stopping,
  10. show-through

Origin of show-me

An Americanism dating back to 1905–10

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