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Definition of ostentacious

"ostentacious" is probably misspelled. Trying ostentatious instead Definition of ostentatious

1. ostentatious [ a ] intended to attract notice and impress others
Examples: "an ostentatious sable coat"

Used in print:

(Kenneth Allsop, The Bootleggers and Their Era...)

This dinner was the start of a new blatancy in the relationship between the gangs and the politicians , which , prior to 1924 , says Pasley , `` had been maintained with more_or_less stealth '' , but which henceforth was marked by these ostentatious gatherings , denounced by a clergyman as `` Belshazzar feasts '' , at which `` politicians fraternized cheek_by_jowl with gangsters , openly , in the big downtown hotels '' .

Synonyms ostentatious pretentious Related Terms unostentatious showy conspicuous

2. ostentatious [ a ] of a display that is tawdry or vulgar

Synonyms pretentious kitsch ostentatious Related Terms tasteless

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