Pretentious vs Eurofag - What's the difference?

pretentious | eurofag |


As an adjective pretentious

is marked by an unwarranted claim to importance or distinction.

As a noun eurofag is

(slang|derogatory) a european who is pretentious, snobbish, and/or effeminate, or a non-european who emulates such people.

pretentious

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Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Marked by an unwarranted claim to importance or distinction.
  • Their song titles are pretentious in the context of their basic lyrics.
  • Ostentatious; intended to impress others.
  • Her dress was obviously more pretentious than comfortable.

    Synonyms

    * poseur * See also

    Antonyms

    * unpretentious

    Derived terms

    * pretentiously * pretentiousness

    References

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    eurofag

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (slang, derogatory) A European who is pretentious, snobbish, and/or effeminate, or a non-European who emulates such people.
  • * 1996 , Matthew Rettenmund, Totally Awesome 80s
  • The era that brought us Valley Girls and Eurofags , power suits and parachute pants, Rick Springfield and Samantha Fox, and the personal computer revolution...
  • * 2000 , Cintra Wilson, A massive swelling
  • We must cease to find glamour in the mondo-expensivo Eurofag Gucci footwear camps, just because magazines tell us they're glamorous. We must learn to be more impressed by the dignified, esoteric details...
  • * 2005 , Carrie Karasyov, Jill Kargman, Wolves in chic clothing
  • ...you're getting ready to go out to another fucking charity ball you're dreading and you hear her on the phone talking to her pansy-ass Eurofag lover.
  • * 2006 , Jaffe Cohen, Tush
  • And when Dennis Fairchild finally made his appearance at 1:30, arm in arm with Jean Paul and a coterie of Eurofag fashion models...