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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (vain)
a. conceited
Miguel y Juan son totalmente opuestos porque uno es presuntuoso y el otro muy modesto.Miguel and Juan are completely different because one is conceited and the other very modest.
b. presumptuous
La estrella del fútbol presuntuosa pensaba que sin él el equipo perdería el partido.The presumptuous football star thought that the team would lose the match without him.
2. (showy)
a. pretentious
Sara es tan presuntuosa que lleva joyas falsas intentando para aparentar que tiene mucho dinero.Sara is so pretentious that she wears fake jewellery in an attempt to pretend she has a lot of money.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (vanidoso)
a. conceited
2. (pretencioso)
a. pretentious
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
3. (general)
a. conceited person
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(vanidoso) conceited; presumptuous; (pretencioso) pretentious;
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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