showboat: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (shō'bōt"), [key]
- a boat, esp. a paddle-wheel steamer, used as a traveling theater.
- show-off (def. 1).
- a person, esp. an athlete, who performs in an ostentatiously sensational manner calculated to draw attention; show-off.
- to perform or behave in an outrageous or spectacular manner.
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