showboat

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1 showboat /ˈʃoʊˌboʊt/ noun
plural showboats
1 showboat
/ˈʃoʊˌboʊt/
noun
plural showboats
Learner's definition of SHOWBOAT
[count]
: a large boat that has a theater and a group of performers and that gives plays at towns and cities along a river
chiefly US, informal + usually disapproving : a person (such as an athlete) who behaves or performs in a way that is meant to attract the attention of a lot of people
2 showboat /ˈʃoʊˌboʊt/ verb
showboats; showboated; showboating
2 showboat
/ˈʃoʊˌboʊt/
verb
showboats; showboated; showboating
Learner's definition of SHOWBOAT
[no object] chiefly US, informal + usually disapproving
: to behave or perform in a way that is meant to attract the attention of a lot of people
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