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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Overly showy to attract attention.

Usage examples (39)
  • The woman's ostentatious hat was home to several rare species of orchid and a family of parakeets.
  • An ostentatious sable coat
  • A dance performed in ostentatious costumes, usually representing characters from the Robin Hood tradition such as Maid Marian and Friar Tuck.
  • His long, stricken pause when she asks him to come up with another word for "ostentatious" is as funny as his fumbling answers: "Delicious? for more
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