showpiece

[shoh-pees]

noun

something that is displayed or exhibited.
something exhibited or worthy of exhibiting as a fine example of its kind.

Origin of showpiece

First recorded in 1880–85; show + piece

Synonyms for showpiece

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Related Words for showpiece

model, masterpiece, display

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British Dictionary definitions for showpiece

showpiece

noun

anything displayed or exhibited
anything prized as a very fine example of its type
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