ostentatious[ os-ten-tey-shuh s, -tuh n- ]SEE DEFINITION OF ostentatious
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR OSTENTATIOUS
"He just stopped me to say it's been the best year he ever had," she explained, with ostentatious vanity.
“Force of personality,” he repeated, with ostentatious calm.
"You ain't eat a thing," said he, with an ostentatious kindliness.
Miss Madden welcomed the diversion by rising with ostentatious vigour.
The process of conversion was, for decency's sake, protracted and ostentatious.
There was an ostentatious pretension in the "get up" of this gentleman.
"That's splendid," exclaimed Béla, with ostentatious gaiety.
Not that these were ostentatious—you thought more of the sweetness of the smile of which they were part.
I was not in a position to be ostentatious, so I accepted his generous offer.
He was ostentatious, Romilly says, of a total disbelief in the existence of a God.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR OSTENTATIOUS
- hanging out
- stick out like sore thumb