1. characterized by assumption of dignity or importance, especially when exaggerated or undeserved: a pretentious, self-important waiter.
2. making an exaggerated outward show; ostentatious.
3. full of pretense or pretension; having no factual basis; false.
"people can be pretentious in ways."
"people can be pretentious."
"rubbishs can be pretentious."
"titles can be pretentious."
"names can be pretentious."
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