The definition of ostentatious is someone or something designed to get notice or draw attention by being inappropriate, showy, vulgar and in bad taste.adjective
An example of ostentatious is when someone buys huge diamonds and drives very expensive cars in order to show off.YourDictionary definition and usage example. Copyright © 2013 by LoveToKnow Corp.
- osˌten·taˈtious·ly adverb
Variant of ostentation
Origin: ME ostentacioun < L ostentatio < ostentare < ostendere: see ostensible
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