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Synonyms for pretentious
prɪˈtɛn ʃəs

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Wiktionary

  1. pretentiousadjective

    Synonyms:
    poseur

  2. pretentiousadjective

    Marked by an unwarranted claim to importance or distinction.

    Their song titles are pretentious in the context of their basic lyrics.

    Synonyms:
    poseur

  3. pretentiousadjective

    Ostentatious; intended to impress others.

    Her dress was obviously more pretentious than comfortable.

    Synonyms:
    poseur

Princeton's WordNet

  1. pretentiousadjective

    making claim to or creating an appearance of (often undeserved) importance or distinction

    "a pretentious country house"; "a pretentious fraud"; "a pretentious scholarly edition"

    Synonyms:
    ostentatious

    Antonyms:
    unpretentious, modest, honest, tasteful, unpompous

  2. ostentatious, pretentiousadjective

    intended to attract notice and impress others

    "an ostentatious sable coat"

    Synonyms:
    ostentatious

    Antonyms:
    unpretentious, honest, tasteful, modest, unpompous

  3. ostentatious, pretentiousadjective

    (of a display) tawdry or vulgar

    Synonyms:
    ostentatious

    Antonyms:
    modest, unpompous, tasteful, unpretentious, honest

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. pretentiousadjective

    Synonyms:
    [Recent.] assuming, conceited, vain, pert, flippant, priggish, coxcomical, dashing

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How to use pretentious in a sentence?

  1. Anuj Somany:

    Many a times, it has been seen mentally sick people displaying profuse love online for own parents especially mother but using her shamelessly by sharing own picture with or without her just for getting publicity or Likes on own photo pic only and surprisingly, it is supported by many of his pretentious friends called fiends.

  2. Stephanie Clifford:

    I think it’s a coincidence, i’m not pretentious enough to think she named her after me.

  3. Kennedy Ogba:

    Ruthless Killers strike with Weapons and Pretentious Friends kill with Kisses. It's easy to avoid the former, but not so the later

  4. Despair.com:

    The downside to being better than everyone is that people seem to think you are pretentious.

  5. Henri St. Germaine:

    I'm the guy you probably hate. Born in the States, educated in the UK and now living in Europe. Oh did I mention I'm self employed and travel a lot? And, no I'm not shallow or pretentious, those are just your own preconceived notions about me.

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