} Pretentious: In a Sentence - Words in Sentences

Pretentious: In Sentences

Definition: assuming an air of importance which is unwarranted

Part of Speech: Adjective

Synonym(s): showy, ostentatious

Antonym(s): modest; genuine

Example Sentences:


1. The pretentious businessman claimed to be a member of the Austrian royal family.


2. While Aaron comes from a prosperous family, he acts like an average person and not like a pretentious snob.


3. The pretentious teen likes to brag about her celebrity friendships.

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