Definition of ostentatory in English:

ostentatory

adjective

rare
  • Intended to attract attention or admiration; = "ostentatious".

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in MS Downside 54401. From post-classical Latin ostentatorius relating to portents, showing the external appearance from classical Latin ostentātor + -ius, suffix forming adjectives; compare -ory.

Pronunciation

ostentatory

/ɒˈstɛntət(ə)ri//ˌɒstɛnˈteɪt(ə)ri/