August is a related term of pretentious.
As a proper noun august
is the eighth month of the gregorian calendar, following july and preceding september abbreviation: aug' or '
can be .
As an adjective pretentious is
marked by an unwarranted claim to importance or distinction.
From (etyl) .
Noble, venerable, majestic, awe-inspiring, often of the highest social class (sometimes used ironically).
Of noble birth.
- an august patron of the arts
- august lineage
To make ripe
To bring to realisation
Marked by an unwarranted claim to importance or distinction.
Ostentatious; intended to impress others.
- Their song titles are pretentious in the context of their basic lyrics.
- Her dress was obviously more pretentious than comfortable.
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