To make a stylish or flashy display, to assume pretentious airs.
Houses were just wired for lights and, ah, he lo-- he was talking to a group of men and he said, "You-know, the day will come when, ah, people will cook with, ah, the power here from the Chaudiere." They thought he was just a little- putting on the dog, you-see? He didn't say that they would heat and freeze and, ah, everything with electricity, you-know? So it just shows you how things come in- in, ah- one thing bigger than another, right?
|To make a stylish or flashy display, to assume pretentious airs.|