/ˌɒstɛnˈteɪʃəs/

adjective

Of tawdry display; kitsch.

Jeopardy’s Alex Trebek sounds like an ostentatious douchebag when he repeats a contestant’s response with the correct pronunciation.


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Modern Language Association (MLA Style)

“Ostentatious.” The Effin’ Word, The Effin’ Word, https://effinwords.com/dictionary/ostentatious. Accessed 20 Jan. 2022.

The Effin’ Word, s.v. “ostentatious”, accessed January 20, 2022, https://effinwords.com/dictionary/ostentatious.

The Effin’ Word. (n.d.). Ostentatious. In The Effin’ Word. Retrieved January 20, 2022, from https://effinwords.com/dictionary/ostentatious


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