showboating Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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showboatingnoun [U]

uk   /ˈʃəʊˌbəʊ.tɪŋ/  us   /ˈʃoʊˌboʊ.t̬ɪŋ/
a ​slightlyannoyingform of ​behaviour, ​especially in ​sport, that is ​intended to ​attractattention or ​admiration because it is very ​skilful: When he ​scored his fourth ​goal of the ​afternoon, we were ​forced to ​forgive his showboating and other ​antics.
noun [C] uk   /-bəʊt/  us   /-boʊt/
He's a showboat ​outfielder who's ​famous for his ​flamboyantcatches.
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