Prolific vs Pretentious - What's the difference?
As adjectives the difference between prolific and pretentious
is that prolific
is prolific while pretentious
is marked by an unwarranted claim to importance or distinction.
* prolifick (obsolete)
Fertile, producing offspring or fruit in abundance — applied to plants producing fruit, animals producing young, etc.
Similarly producing results or works in abundance
, date=September 7
, author=Dominic Fifield
, title=England start World Cup campaign with five-goal romp against Moldova
, work=The Guardian
, passage=The most obvious beneficiary of the visitors' superiority was Frank Lampard. By the end of the night he was perched 13th in the list of England's most prolific
goalscorers, having leapfrogged Sir Geoff Hurst to score his 24th and 25th international goals. No other player has managed more than the Chelsea midfielder's 11 in World Cup qualification ties, with this a display to roll back the years.}}
* (fertile, producing offspring or fruit in abundance) fecund
* (producing results or works in abundance) See also
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.
* See also