- something that is displayed or exhibited.
- something exhibited or worthy of exhibiting as a fine example of its kind.
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Historical Examples of showpiece
It shook upon its platter like the showpiece in any caterer's window.Five Little Starrs in the Canadian Forest
Lillian Elizabeth Roy
This, for forty years, was a showpiece throughout Europe and even in America.The Life of Ludwig van Beethoven, Volume II (of 3)
Alexander Wheelock Thayer
He had selected an extract from Webster—the reply to the Hayne—and this was the showpiece of the afternoon.Bound to Rise
- anything displayed or exhibited
- anything prized as a very fine example of its type