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noun, Also, showboater (for defs 2, 3).
a boat, especially a paddle-wheel steamer, used as a traveling theater.
Informal. show-off (def 1).
a person, especially an athlete, who performs in an ostentatiously sensational manner calculated to draw attention; show-off.
verb (used without object)
to perform or behave in an outrageous or spectacular manner.
a paddle-wheel river steamer with a theatre and a repertory company
(intransitive) to perform or behave in a showy and flamboyant way


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