Definition of on show in English:

on show

phrase

  • Being exhibited.

    ‘her designs were perhaps the most imaginative range on show’
    • ‘Buses from the museum will also be on show at the Bradford heritage open day on September 10.’
    • ‘Each child had a sheet to fill in with questions connected with time and numbers and based on the exhibits on show.’
    • ‘There is a wide variety of paintings and handcrafted items on show to suit every pocket.’
    • ‘Two years ago a giant teddy bear was swiped from its window display, just half an hour after being put on show.’
    • ‘Take this rare occasion as an opportunity to see their latest work on show locally.’
    • ‘Hundreds of the exhibits which will be on show have never been seen publicly before.’
    • ‘There's going to be a wide variety of exhibits on show for the house, home and garden.’
    • ‘Many of the artworks on show were given to the city on this understanding.’
    • ‘It reopened in May with twice as much display space and now many of the works are on show for the first time.’
    • ‘Items on show yesterday ranged from furniture and oil paintings to African masks and statues.’
    • ‘At the start of 2002 the plans for the transformation went on show to the public.’
    • ‘A wide range of new merchandise will also be on show and available to buy, in time for Christmas.’
    on display, on exhibition, on show
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