- a glass case for the display and protection of articles in shops, museums, etc.
- an exhibit or display, usually of an ideal or representative model of something.
- the setting, place, or vehicle for displaying something on a trial basis: The club is a showcase for new comics.
- to exhibit or display.
- to present in or as if in an entertainment showcase: The bar showcases young jazz pianists.
- to show to best advantage: The part minimizes her acting ability and showcases her singing.
- to present as a special event: The TV network plans to showcase a new production of the play.
- prominently or proudly regarded or presented: a showcase city.
Origin of showcase
Related Words for showcaseexperiment, testing, investigation, examination, struggle, probation, effort, reveal, signify, prove, embody, demonstrate, illustrate, exhibit, sell, offer, air, produce, display, present
Examples from the Web for showcase
Contemporary Examples of showcase
In the film, Foxx is able to showcase his singing, knack for comedy and all-around versatility.Jamie Foxx: Get Over the Black ‘Annie’
December 20, 2014
They are striking, incredibly elaborate, and they showcase the work of some of the most gifted artists in the world.The Incredible Art of Christmas Windows
November 24, 2014
Did you feel like, with Hello Ladies, you wanted your own showcase—your own Curb, so to speak?Stephen Merchant Talks ‘Hello Ladies’ movie, the Nicole Kidman Cameo, and Legacy of ‘The Office’
November 22, 2014
Bringing women leaders who are changing the world to our state to showcase them.Women in the World Texas Sneak Peek
October 20, 2014
A Fox News contributor went so far as to showcase the many brands of boot available to our troops.Dumpster Politicians, Jeter Tributes, and More Viral Videos
September 21, 2014
Historical Examples of showcase
That's how I got rid of all that stale candy you had in the boxes behind the showcase.Cap'n Dan's Daughter
Joseph C. Lincoln
Then he helped himself to a cigar from the showcase, and told his friend to "chalk it up."Cap'n Eri
Joseph Crosby Lincoln
"Seems as if I remember your sayin' a few things about that showcase," he remarked.Mary-'Gusta
Joseph C. Lincoln
He tossed four silver dollars on the showcase and took the tickets.The Cross-Cut
Courtney Ryley Cooper
Even the sight of the candy in the showcase had not lifted his spirits.Jerry's Charge Account
Hazel Hutchins Wilson
- a glass case used to display objects in a museum or shop
- a setting in which anything may be displayed to best advantage
- (tr) to exhibit or display
- displayed or meriting display as in a showcase