showpiece

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Etymology[edit]

show + piece

Noun[edit]

showpiece (plural showpieces)

  1. Something that exhibits exceptional quality, something worth being shown.
    • 2012 May 5, Phil McNulty, “Chelsea 2-1 Liverpool”, BBC Sport:
      Drogba's goal early in the second half - his fourth in this Wembley showpiece - proved decisive as the remarkable turnaround in Chelsea's fortunes under interim manager Roberto di Matteo was rewarded with silverware.
  2. Something made specifically to be displayed.

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