Open Dictionary
mouse here to listen, click to choose/add more
Location: USA
Source: Learn That Word
Profile URL:

Are you a native English speaker? How do you pronounce this word?

Thank you for contributing!
upload mp3 file or record now it's easy, promised!

{%type%} Definitions

WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

n. - The outstanding item (the prize piece or main exhibit) in a collection.

Usage examples (37)
  • The showpiece is a tantalising five-storey-high chocolate waterfall.
  • Taylor isn't as well known as the showpiece players on Pittsburgh's defense -- Troy Polamalu,
  • I don't remember what all cars they had from the movie but the showpiece was the Jeep by the character played by Tom Cruise.
  • However, England plans to take a team of 560 for the October 3-14 showpiece, which is set to be the biggest multiple-sport event staged in India since the 1982 Asian Games. for more
Tutoring comment

Tutoring comment not yet available...

add more
The Open Dictionary of English is a collaborative project, based on Open Source materials, LearnThat resources, and partner APIs.
We give special thanks to our LearnThat volunteers, as well as Princeton University and Wiktionary for their Open Source word data. We're also grateful for the support given by Google,,, and YouTube,,,,, as well as the generous Creative Commons community.