What does the word ostentatious mean?

    Part of speech: adverb

  • Ostentatiously.

  • Part of speech: noun


Usage examples for ostentatious

  1. The volunteer carries with him into the ranks, an ostentatious spirit of self- assertion and independence. – Border and Bastille by George A. Lawrence
  2. With ostentatious zeal, the scholar shook the ashram rafters with scriptural lore. – Autobiography of a YOGI by Paramhansa Yogananda
  3. If he prefers a less ostentatious kind of reward, he will die a millionaire. – General John Regan 1913 by George A. Birmingham