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ostentatious (adjective)
gaudy, stilted, dramatic, flaunting, snazzy, splashy, flourishing, vain, affected, fussy, flagrant, grandiloquent, jaunty, grandiose, shameless, flashy, ornate, opulent, histrionic, flamboyant, rakish, exhibitionistic, forced, boastful, garish, pompous, showy, blatant, formal, sensational, dashing.
pretentious (adjective)
studied, forged, egotistic, affected, mock, fraudulent, pretentious, stilted, imposture, facade, ersatz, stiff, unnatural, stagy, mannered, synthetic, overdone, forced, imitation, masquerading, deceitful, theatrical, counterfeit, false, showy, impersonating, bogus, histrionic, posing, la-di-da, artificial, fake.
proud (adjective)
smug, swellheaded, grand, conceited, narcissistic, huffy, self-glorying, condescending, egoistic, high-handed, confident, haughty, proud, assured, crowing, cocky, vain, preening, hoity-toity, high-and-mighty.
Other synonyms:
kitsch, splashy, trophy, loud, flaunty, high-minded, splurgy, flash, in poor taste, noisy, highfalutin, swank, plain, snippy, bling, bombastic, pretentious, grandly, razzle-dazzle, showy, tasteless, flaring, glitzy, conspicuous.
Examples of usage:
  1. He was frugal and dressed in plain, ordinary clothes rather than extravagant or ostentatious ones. - "Our Legal Heritage, 4th Ed.", S. A. Reilly.
  2. His dress, neat, simple, free from ostentatious ornament, betrayed nothing. - "A First Family of Tasajara", Bret Harte.
  3. So, provided that our are conducted in a manner which is neither ostentatious nor contemptuous- that is to say, provided we do not talk, whistle, or smoke- he leaves more or less alone. labours us - "The First Hundred Thousand", Ian Hay.

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