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pageantry

pag·eant·ry

pageantry

pronunciation:
pae jn tri
part of speech: noun
inflections: pageantries
definition 1: grand, colorful, or spectacular display.
synonyms:
pomp, spectacle
similar words:
array, ceremony, display, flourish, gala, grandeur, magnificence, show, splash, splendor
definition 2: pageants collectively.
definition 3: vain showiness; overdone or meaningless display.
synonyms:
ostentation, pomp, showiness
similar words:
array, display, fanfare, flash, floridity, glitter, parade, spectacle