The thing will have to be displayed prominently for several weeks until “the cleaning lady broke it.”
Due to its nude content, the painting will only be displayed in an underground exhibition that Maher is organizing.
It has to be displayed left to right, not upside down or sideways.
Critics were shocked by the almost defiant lack of emotion Armstrong displayed in part one of his interview.
If Kennedy displayed execrable judgment during the war, he did nothing to redeem it after the conflict had ended.
He is not reassured till Virgil has displayed his commission.
In this persistence he displayed courage worthy of a better reward.
She displayed no lack of courage, but a total lack of training and knowledge of how to fight.
When she took off her vail, she displayed a bust of the most attractive beauty.
There was a murmur of applause as the bearers set down the stretcher and displayed a goodly cask.
late 13c., "unfurl" (a banner, etc.), from Old French desploiir (Modern French déployer) "unfold, unfasten, spread out" (of knots, sealed letters, etc.), from Latin displicare "to scatter," from dis- "un-, apart" (see dis-) + plicare "to fold" (see ply (v.1)).
Properly of sails or flags (and unconnected to play); meaning "reveal, exhibit" is late 14c. Related: Displayed; displaying.
1580s, "description," from display (v.). Meaning "exhibition" is from 1680s.