A showpiece is:

  • An accomplishment which is worthy of display and admiration:
  • An outstanding example of a type:
  • A performance or composition which provides an opportunity for the display of a particular skill:
  • A work of art or theatrical production presented for exhibition:
  • In the satiric sense, a showpiece is a charade, a mockery, an empty or absurd pretense.

See alsoEdit


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  2. ^ "Wikipedia (English) Hits 1,000,000 articles". 1 March 2006.
  3. ^ "Beacon Hill Park". Vancouver Island Campgrounds & Parks. Archived from the original on 2006-11-25.
  4. ^ "Organic Garden". Green Mountain College Map. Archived from the original on 2006-09-02.
  5. ^ Laura Jacobs. "Jerome Robbins, 1918-1998". The New Criterion Vol. 17, No. 1, September 1998.