from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A river steamboat having a troupe of performers and a theater aboard for performances on the river.
  • n. One who seeks attention by ostentatious behavior; a showoff.
  • intransitive v. To show off.

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  • n. A river steamboat having a resident theatre.
  • n. A showoff.
  • v. To show off.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a river steamboat on which theatrical performances could be given (especially on the Mississippi River)


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