- Word Combinations (adjective)
|part of speech:
||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.
- pretentious, showy
- chaste, conservative, elegant, simple, unostentatious
- similar words:
- affected, bombastic, camp, chichi, flamboyant, flashy, gallant, garish, gaudy, grandiose, immodest, pompous, vulgar
||bold, dashing, fancy, florid, glaring, lavish