show tell

show and tell

noun
1.
an activity for young children, especially in school, in which each participant produces an object of unusual interest and tells something about it.
2.
Facetious. any informative presentation or demonstration, as to introduce a new product or divulge and explain a special plan.

Origin:
1950–55

show-and-tell, adjective
show-and-teller, noun
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