Definition of ostentatious:
- ostentatious (part of speech: adjective)
- proud (part of speech: adjective)
pretentious (part of speech: adjective)
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.
- "A Forest Hearth: A Romance of Indiana in the Thirties", Charles Major.
- "The Roman Question", Edmond About.