show - definition and synonyms

verb
  1. show a bit of ankle/leg journalism especially in politics, to reveal a small part of your intentions in order to attract support, without actually committing yourself to doing anything

    He saw that the Gove had been showing a bit of political ankle on Europe – the kind of manoeuvring, incidentally, which Gove accused both Nick Clegg and Vince Cable of doing on the same programme, the cad.

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 14/05/2013