Meaning of ostentatious

os•ten•ta•tious

Pronunciation: (os"ten-tā'shus, -tun-), [key]
— adj.
  1. characterized by or given to pretentious or conspicuous show in an attempt to impress others: an ostentatious dresser.
  2. (of actions, manner, qualities exhibited, etc.) intended to attract notice: Lady Bountiful's ostentatious charity.
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