Os·ten·ta·tious a. Fond of, or evincing, ostentation; unduly conspicuous; pretentious; boastful.
Far from being ostentatious of the good you do. --Dryden.
The ostentatious professions of many years. --Macaulay.
-- Os*ten*ta*tious*ly, adv. -- Os*ten*ta*tious*ness, n.
n : lack of elegance as a consequence of being pompous and
puffed up with vanity [syn: ostentation, pomposity, pompousness,
pretentiousness, splashiness, inflation]