noun Also show·boat·er (for defs 2, 3).
verb (used without object)
Origin of showboat
Examples from the Web for showboat
Then he told the story of the day he tried to sit in with the professionals at the Showboat Club in Philadelphia.
Later—especially on The Last Waltz—Robbie became a bit of a showboat.The Band’s ‘Rock of Ages’ Is the Greatest Live Album Ever|Andrew Romano|October 14, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Blvd. in the 1980s, and St. Charles Place (cost: $140) was razed for the Showboat Hotel, which opened in 1986.Fidel Castro Hates Monopoly & 12 More Reasons to Love It|Caroline Linton|February 6, 2013|DAILY BEAST
And here, in the spring of the year, the calliope could be heard far down the Ohio as the showboat steamed into view.Blue Ridge Country|Jean Thomas