show window ExamplesWord Origin noun
- a display window in a store.
Origin of show window An Americanism dating back to 1830–40 Examples from the Web for show window Historical Examples of show window
The show-window was stacked with conspicuously lettered volumes.
It was the young man who had stood so often opposite the show-window.
Joseph Seamon Cotter
Nearly every drug-store in the country set up a Kedzie in its show-window.
I went out, and on the same block I found a show-window full of suitcases.
There he propped her against the show-window and turned in search of the cab and his new friend.