[ verb ] display proudly; act ostentatiously or pretentiously
"he showed off his new sports car"
Used in print(Gerald Green, The Heartless Light....)
In a_few minutes she was making the ten foot hike unaided ; soon she was parading around the house , flaunting her new skill .(Guy Bolton, The Olympians....)
He tried defiance and openly flaunted his devotion to his half_sister , but he soon saw , as did she , that this course if persisted_in would involve them in a common ruin .