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pretentious

pretentious(
prih
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tehn
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shihs
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (general)
a. pretencioso
The literary references in the song's lyrics are a bit too pretentious.Las referencias literarias en la letra de la canción son demasiado pretenciosas.
b. presuntuoso
The decorations in Carlos's apartment are too pretentious for my taste.La decoración del apartamento de Carlos es demasiado pretenciosa para mi gusto.
c. cursi
John took me to this pretentious restaurant that was trying to be fancy, but it was just tacky.John me llevó a un restaurante cursi que presumía de elegante, pero era muy chabacano.
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pretentious
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (general)
a. pretencioso(a)
pretentious [prɪˈtenʃəs]
adjective
(affected) pretencioso; (ostentatious and vulgar) cursi;
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