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pretencioso

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pretencioso(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (boastful)
a. pretentious
¿Por qué eres tan pretencioso? Deberías ser más humilde.Why are you so pretentious? You should be more humble.
b. presumptuous
¡No sean tan pretenciosos! Esa decisión la tengo que tomar yo.Don't be so presumptuous! I am the one who has to make that decision.
2. (flashy)
a. showy
La estrella de rock vive en una pretenciosa mansión en Beverly Hills.The rockstar lives in a showy mansion in Beverly Hills.
3. (conceited)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. vain
Marcelo no me cae bien. Es arrogante y pretencioso.I don't like Marcelo. He's arrogant and vain.
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pretencioso
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (persona)
a. pretentious
2. (cosa)
a. showy
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
3. (general)
a. pretentious person
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pretencioso
adjective
1 (vanidoso) pretentious; presumptuous; (fanfarrón) showy
2 (Latinoamérica) (presumido) vain; stuck-up (familiar)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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