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Synonyms for ostentatious
ˌɒs tɛnˈteɪ ʃəs, -tən-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ostentatious, pretentious(adj)

    intended to attract notice and impress others

    "an ostentatious sable coat"

    Synonyms:
    pretentious

    Antonyms:
    tasteful, unpretending, quiet, unostentatious, unpretentious, restrained

  2. ostentatious, pretentious(adj)

    (of a display) tawdry or vulgar

    Synonyms:
    pretentious

    Antonyms:
    tasteful, unostentatious, quiet, unpretending, restrained, unpretentious

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. ostentatious(a.)

    Synonyms:
    boastful, vain, showy, dashing, flaunting, pompous, vainglorious, fond of display

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. ostentatious(a)

    Synonyms:
    showy, pompous, spectacular, gaudy, pretentious

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  1. List of paraphrases for "ostentatious":

    pretentious

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How to use ostentatious in a sentence?

  1. Joseph Addison:

    An ostentatious man will rather relate a blunder or an absurdity he has committed, than be debarred from talking of his own dear person.

  2. Anuj Somany:

    The people don’t care even a bit to a person who is not fair to others, but many don’t mind to go along with him anywhere as long as they either get the reimbursement of their to and fro journey fare or/and have own vested interest in his ostentatious public affair.

  3. Jasmine Crenshaw:

    The statements made by the deputy police chief and the event’s ostentatious show of power send an ominous, frightening message: that, as an official stance, law enforcement will not tolerate expressions acknowledging our nation’s history of unequal treatment and systematic oppression, the magnitude of this event chills the belief that police should be held accountable when they abuse their power or discriminate against people of color, and pressures student athletes to act as props of the police.

  4. Freya Rose:

    I do n’t think Kate Moss is going to go for anything ostentatious, kate Moss style is generally quite simple and unfussy – and maybe a little bit [ bohemian ] at heart. I think Kate Moss will have elements of some beautiful details – in the tiara or buckles or with monogramed features – but I think the dress itself will be quite understated.

  5. Fflur Roberts:

    Generally the brands they buy will be more ostentatious compared to somebody in the more developed, mature markets. It's going to be the Louis Vuitton, the Gucci, the Prada.


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