Parade

Noun

  • Pompous show; formal display or exhibition.
  • Any succession, series, or display of items.

    "The dinner was a parade of courses, each featuring foods more elaborate than the last."

  • The ground where a military display is held, or where troops are drilled.
  • A public walk; a promenade; now used in street names.

    "He was parked on Chester Parade."

  • An organized procession consisting of a series of consecutive displays, performances, exhibits, etc. displayed by moving down a street past a crowd.

    "The floats and horses in the parade were impressive, but the marching bands were really amazing."

  • A line of goslings led by one parent and often trailed by the other.
  • (Gallicism) Posture of defense; guard.
  • Any succession, series, or display of items.

    "a parade of shops"

Verb

  • (intransitive) To march or to display.

    "They paraded around the field, simply to show their discipline."

  • (transitive) To march past.

    "After the field show, it is customary to parade the stands before exiting the field."

  • (transitive) To display or show; to exhibit in a showy or ostentatious manner; to show off.

    "Parading all her sensibility. Byron."

  • "They paraded dozens of fashions past the crowd."

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