something that is displayed or exhibited.
something exhibited or worthy of exhibiting as a fine example of its kind.
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How to use showpiece in a sentence
This decadent dish impressed American palates and became a showpiece on the tables of the founding fathers.Did An Enslaved Chef Bring Macaroni And Cheese To America? The Truth Behind Everyones Favorite Side Dish | Brooklyn White | November 23, 2022 | Essence.com
In some countries, it is likely that YOG athletes will not have opportunities to compete in other high-level events or maintain access to facilities without a showpiece to look forward to like a Youth Olympics.What Happens When You Cancel The Youth Olympic Games? | Sydney Bauer | June 28, 2022 | FiveThirtyEight
That said, the best speakers for music on any budget do include a wide range of price points for speakers of different sizes and use cases, from computer speakers that accompany you at work to showpieces that highlight your den of relaxation.
While some may think of ham as more of a Christmas centerpiece, it belongs on the Thanksgiving table, too, and this one with a cherry-port glaze is quite the showpiece.Pot roast, spiral-sliced ham, duck confit, lamb and more non-turkey Thanksgiving mains | Aaron Hutcherson | November 18, 2021 | Washington Post
So we need to get out, get moved beyond these showpieces, where we express outrage and try to watch these executives squirm.Taxing digital advertising could help break up big tech | MIT Technology Review Insights | June 14, 2021 | MIT Technology Review
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 | Horatio Alger
It shook upon its platter like the showpiece in any caterer's window.Five Little Starrs in the Canadian Forest | Lillian Elizabeth Roy
British Dictionary definitions for showpiece
anything displayed or exhibited
anything prized as a very fine example of its type
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