make a show of (oneself)(redirected from make a show of himself)
make a show of (oneself)
To do something that makes oneself seem stupid or ridiculous. Primarily heard in Ireland. I'm not going to dance too much at the party because I don't want to make a show of myself in front of my coworkers. I know Greg is only trying to impress Lisa, but he's making a show of himself with all those corny jokes.
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