Ostentatious is an adjective that is used to describe that which is characterized by pretentious or showy display; designed to impress.


  1. He dressed in a simple and minimal way because he didn’t really feel the need to be ‘ostentatious’.
  2. During the gathering, he wasn’t shy to give an ‘ostentatious’ display of her knowledge.
  3. She was given a ‘ostentatious’ diamond ring for her wedding.

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