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Definition of Pretentious

Pretentious

  1. Full of pretension; disposed to lay claim to more than is one's; presuming; assuming.

Pretentious Quotations

Our business is infested with idiots who try to impress by using pretentious jargon.
David Ogilvy

Sunglasses are great, but I always feel a bit pretentious wearing sunglasses. I mean, I do love to wear them.
Daphne Guinness

I just love real characters; they're not pretentious, and every emotion is on the surface, they're regular working people. Their likes, their dislikes, their loves, their hates, their passions; they're all right there on the surface.
David O. Russell

I'm so tired of this vision of fashion of a diva with a big ego, and you think of big dark glasses to be pretentious and keep far away from the people.
Carine Roitfeld

I've learned through experience of playing different characters, some of whom were jerks, that when you play a character who is pretentious or obnoxious, in any way, it's important to knock them down a peg.
Jonah Hill
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Pretentious Translations

pretentious in Dutch is opzichtig, ostentatief
pretentious in French is imaginaire
pretentious in German is anspruchsvollen, anspruchsvoll
pretentious in Italian is immaginario
pretentious in Spanish is engreido

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