Be, allow, or cause to be visible
Inadvertently reveal something secret
the dropped stitches can be left if they do not show
A person who has made a reservation, booking, or appointment but neither keeps nor cancels it
A beauty contest in which babies are shown off.
= dog's chance.
An escape of natural gas from underground deposits, thought to indicate the presence of oil.
An entertainment featuring naked or provocatively dressed female performers.
An exhibition, carnival, performance, etc., held in the open air.
A natural seepage of petroleum from underground deposits.
An exhibition mainly or entirely of roses.
North American slang a striptease or other entertainment featuring naked or provocatively dressed (usually female) performers.
A show at which aircraft perform aerial displays
A television or radio programme in which celebrities are invited to talk informally about various topics
An act or instance of showing a film to an audience, typically to accompany a talk or entertainment
A television programme in which people compete to win prizes
A locally produced variety show performed annually by members of the Scout and Guide Association
An entertainment performed by ice skaters
A theatrical production in which dancing girls display their legs
A sequence of pictures viewed through a lens or hole set into a box, formerly offered as a public entertainment
A broadcast entertainment programme in which people compete in a quiz, typically for prizes
For the sake of appearance rather than for use
Boastfully display one’s abilities or accomplishments
A person who acts pretentiously or who publicly parades themselves, their possessions, or their accomplishments
Reveal that one has no cards of a particular suit
A bag of goods, especially trade samples or publicity material, available at events such as annual shows
An advertising poster, especially for a theater performance
A stylish or flamboyant person, especially a performer, who enjoys being in the limelight
The time at which a play, film, or concert is scheduled to begin
A song from a musical that has become popular in its own right
A chat show, especially one in which listeners, viewers, or the studio audience are invited to participate in the discussion
he was a show-off, with a big flashy car
= beauty parade.
An exhibition or display staged on a field, especially a parade or agricultural show.
A show or form of entertainment (such as a circus or fair) featuring monkeys or apes (sometimes figurative as the type of something either farcical or highly entertaining).
The screening of a film.
Scottish, English regional (northern and midlands), and United States regional (chiefly southern). A puppet show; (also) a small box containing a display of pictures, etc., which can be viewed through a hole or lens. In extended use: any display.
A performance given for the press, especially a showing of a film to an audience of journalists, before general release.
To give a showing of (a film) for journalists.
= Punch and Judy show.
A dramatic performance enacted with puppets; a puppet play.
An exhibition of radio equipment.
An entertainment presented on the floor (as opposed to the stage) of a nightclub, restaurant, or similar venue
An event at which flowers are displayed and judged for awards
A sideshow at a fair, featuring abnormally developed people or animals
An entertainment in which young women engage in striptease and other erotic routines
A film or play intended to entertain by arousing feelings of horror or fear
An event involving competitions and displays in various equestrian sports such as showjumping and dressage
A spectacle of coloured laser lights that move and change