1 how sb/sth behaves or performs
ADJ. good, strong | disappointing, disastrous, dismal, poor the party's poor showing in the election
VERB + SHOWING make, put up The opposing team put up a very strong showing. | improve on The team will have to improve on today's showing if it is to survive in the competition.
PREP. on sb's ~ On its present showing, the party should win the election. | ~ against the euro's strong showing against the dollar | ~ by/from It was a great showing by the Brazilian team.
2 showing a film, etc.
VERB + SHOWING attend, go to The young princes attended a private showing of the new Disney film. | get, have, receive | give sth