- I(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)II(Roget's IV) n.Syn. masterpiece, prime example, prize; see masterpiece .III(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) n.example, *jewel in the crown, masterpiece, work of art, exceptional piece.
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showpiece — noun Date: 1847 a prime or outstanding example used for exhibition … New Collegiate Dictionary