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Noun: show-off  'show,óf
  1. Someone who deliberately behaves in such a way as to attract attention
    - exhibitionist, showboat [N. Amer]
Verb: show off  show óf
  1. Display proudly; act ostentatiously or pretentiously
    "he showed off his new sports car";
    - flaunt, flash, ostentate [archaic], swank, parade, showboat [N. Amer]

Derived forms: shows off, show-offs, showing off, shown off, showed off

See also: show

Type of: display, egoist, egotist, exhibit, expose, swellhead [N. Amer]