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Origin of show-off
OTHER WORDS FROM show-offshow-off·ish, adjective
Words nearby show-off
Example sentences from the Web for show-off
Even his theater-buff costars thought he was “right on the money” and “absolutely not a show-off,” despite his celebrity status.
They lipsynch the soundtrack, cadge souvenirs and pester you with smarmy, show-off questions.Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom|Cory Doctorow
Does he then hang out a profession that is not true to the kernel of things, but only a show-off for impression's sake?Studies of Christianity|James Martineau
She graduates and comes home and there are a lot of "doings" which she attends, then comes the show-off which is called a debut.Evening Round Up|William Crosbie Hunter
I do not belittle it, since from this spirit of "show-off" arises one great good--respect for the opinion of our fellow-man.Yolanda: Maid of Burgundy|Charles Major
If I didn't know Patience, I should almost think this was like a boasting letter—what we should call a bit of show-off.Jimmy Quixote|Tom Gallon