- show|ing [ˈʃəuıŋ US ˈʃou-] n1.)an occasion when a film, art show etc can be seen or looked at, especially a special occasion that people are invited to▪ I saw a private showing of the film.▪ It was the comedy's first showing on TV.2.) [singular]used to talk about a person's or thing's level of success▪ Choose the candidate who makes the best showing in the interview.strong/poor showing▪ Women made a strong showing in the election.on ... showing BrE▪ On present showing (=judging by the way it is now) , there's a lot to do to get the newspaper's sales up.▪ On this showing (=judging by this example) , she is becoming a very good writer indeed.
Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.