Synonyms of pretentious in English:

pretentious


See definition of pretentious

adjective

1‘Clytemnestra is a pretentious name for a dog’

SYNONYMS

affected, ostentatious, chichi, showy, flashy, tinselly, conspicuous, flaunty, tasteless, kitschy

overambitious, pompous, artificial, flatulent, inflated, overblown, overripe, fustian, hyperventilated, mannered, high-flown, high-sounding, flowery, grandiose, big, grand, elaborate, extravagant, heroic, flamboyant, ornate, grandiloquent, magniloquent, bombastic, turgid, orotund, rhetorical, oratorical

North American sophomoric

informal highfalutin, la-di-da, fancy-pants, posey, pseud, pseudo

British informal poncey, toffee-nosed

US informal dicty

ANTONYMS

natural, unaffected