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I/you/we/theyshow off
he/she/itshows off
present participleshowing off
past tenseshowed off
past participleshown off
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  1. 1
    [intransitive] showing disapproval to behave in a way that is intended to attract peoples attention and make them admire you
    The children start showing off the minute anyone comes into the house.
  2. 2
    [transitive] to show people something that you are very proud of so that they will admire it
    Young musicians will get the chance to show off their musical skills.
  3. 3
    [transitive] to make something look very impressive or attractive
    The trousers were very tight-fitting, showing off her slim figure.
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