HyperDic: pretentiously

English > 1 sense of the word pretentiously:
ADVERBallpretentiouslyin a pretentious / pretentious manner
English > pretentiously: 1 sense > adverb 1
MeaningIn a pretentious / pretentious manner.
Example"this author writes pretentiously"
OppositeunpretentiouslyIn an unpretentious manner
Spanishpretenciosamente
Adjectivespretentiousmaking claim to or creating an appearance of (often undeserved) importance or distinction

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