DICT.TW Dictionary Taiwan

Search for:
[Show options]
[Pronunciation] [Help] [Database Info] [Server Info]

2 definitions found

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pre·ten·tious a.  Full of pretension; disposed to lay claim to more than is one's; presuming; assuming. -- Pre*ten*tious*ly, adv. -- Pre*ten*tious*ness, n.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: lack of elegance as a consequence of being pompous and
           puffed up with vanity [syn: ostentation, ostentatiousness,
            pomposity, pompousness, splashiness, inflation]
      2: the quality of being pretentious (creating a false
         appearance of great importance or worth) [syn: pretension]
         [ant: unpretentiousness]