HyperDic: ostentatious

English > 2 senses of the word ostentatious:
ADJECTIVEallostentatious, pretentiousintended to attract notice and impress others
allostentatious, pretentious(of a display) tawdry or vulgar
ostentatious > pronunciation
Soundsaa.stahntey'shahs
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > ostentatious: 2 senses > adjective 1
MeaningIntended to attract notice and impress others.
Example"an ostentatious sable coat"
Synonympretentious
Narrowerflamboyant, showy, splashyMarked by ostentation but often tasteless
flauntyInclined to flaunt
Oppositeunostentatious, unpretentious, unpretendingnot ostentatious
Spanishfastuoso, ostentoso, pretencioso, rimbombante
Catalanfastuós, ostentós, pretenciós
Nounsostentationpretentious / pretentious or showy or vulgar display
ostentationa gaudy outward display
ostentatiousnesslack of elegance as a consequence of being pompous and puffed up with vanity
Adverbsostentatiouslywith ostentation
English > ostentatious: 2 senses > adjective 2
Meaning(of a display) tawdry or vulgar.
Synonympretentious
Broadertastelesslacking aesthetic or social taste
Spanishostentoso, pretencioso
Nounsostentatiousness, splashinesslack of elegance as a consequence of being pompous and puffed up with vanity

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