Pretentious vs Pompus - What's the difference?

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pretentious

English

Alternative forms

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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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    pompus

    Not English

    Pompus has no English definition. It may be misspelled.

    English words similar to 'pompus':

    pompous, pumps, pimps, pampas, pinups, penups, pomps