ostentatious (part of speech: adjective)
flourishing, grandiose, flagrant, snazzy, flashy, garish, boastful, jaunty, exhibitionistic, vain, affected, fussy, dashing, dramatic, splashy, rakish, forced, stilted, grandiloquent, ornate, formal, pompous, gaudy, blatant, flaunting, flamboyant, sensational, shameless, opulent, histrionic, showy
proud (part of speech: adjective)
egoistic, high-handed, cocky, preening, proud, hoity-toity, crowing, high-and-mighty, smug, conceited, grand, huffy, self-glorying, confident, narcissistic, swellheaded, condescending, assured, haughty
pretentious (part of speech: adjective)
deceitful, egotistic, overdone, false, fake, fraudulent, bogus, impersonating, imposture, stagy, unnatural, la-di-da, facade, pretentious, mannered, forged, synthetic, ersatz, masquerading, posing, stiff, studied, theatrical, mock, artificial, imitation, counterfeit
- On the way he gave me benevolent advice as to my conduct with the countess; he described her as mean, vain, and suspicious; but though mean, she was ostentatious, her vanity was transparent, and her mistrust good- humored. - "The Magic Skin", Honore de Balzac.
- With ostentatious deliberation Mrs. Bays folded her knitting and placed it on the floor beside her; took off her spectacles, put them in the case, and put the case in her pocket. - "A Forest Hearth: A Romance of Indiana in the Thirties", Charles Major.
- They are not wanting in a certain ostentatious and theatrical liberality. - "The Roman Question", Edmond About.