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ostentatious

os·ten·ta·tious

ostentatious

 
 
pronunciation:
a stn teI shs
part of speech: adjective
definition: done or designed with the intention of impressing others and consequently overly showy or grandiose; pretentious.
The young millionaire enjoyed his ostentatious display of wealth.His second wife found the mansion ostentatious and desired a simpler home.
synonyms:
pretentious, showy
antonyms:
chaste, conservative, elegant, simple, unostentatious
similar words:
affected, bombastic, camp, chichi, flamboyant, flashy, gallant, garish, gaudy, grandiose, immodest, pompous, vulgar
derivation: ostentatiously (adv.)