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noun [countable] theatre     showboat pronunciation in British English
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  1. 1
    a large boat with a theatre on it and actors who give performances at various towns along a river
  2. From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    someone who is in the habit of showing off

    Jack is an outspoken person, but a big showboat.

    Submitted by Boris Marchenko from Russian Federation on 12/05/2017
  3. From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    also a verbSubmitted by Boris Marchenko from Russian Federation on 12/05/2017


to manipulate someone psychologically so that they begin to question their own perceptions and memories

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Dunning-Kruger effect

the phenomenon by which an incompetent person is too incompetent to understand his own incompetence

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