AskDefine | Define showdown

Dictionary Definition

showdown n : a hostile disagreement face-to-face [syn: confrontation, encounter, face-off]

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English

Noun

  1. The final battle between two nemeses, in which there can be but one victor
  2. The final round in a poker match, where the all remaining players' cards have to be put down on the table and shown

Translations

The final battle between two nemeses, in which there can be but one victor
The final round in a poker match

Extensive Definition

A showdown generally refers to the final battle between two nemeses, in which there can be but one victor, but may also refer to:

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Television

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showdown in German: Showdown

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