pretentious
Pronunciation
  • (RP) IPA: /pɹɪˈtɛnʃəs/
Adjective

pretentious

  1. Intended to impress others; ostentatious.
    Her dress was obviously more pretentious than comfortable.
  2. Marked by an unwarranted claim to importance or distinction.
    Their song titles are pretentious in the context of their basic lyrics.
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