Portuguese translation of 'pretentious'
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Example Sentences Including 'pretentious'
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From no viewing point does the house look excessive or pretentious'.The Times Literary Supplement (2013)
It was a pretentious little speech that mingled insight and complete fabrication, but I had their attention.ARE YOU TALKING TO ME?: A Life Through the Movies (2004)
It was rather a pretentious house.DISRAELI: A Personal History (2004)
A speedy way to look pretentious is to affect learning that is recognisably bogus.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
All this could seem pretentious.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Either way it all seemed needlessly long-winded and rather pretentious.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
It couldn't happen to a nicer and less pretentious place.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
It is highly serious, extremely ambitious, densely written and rather pretentious.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
Sorry if that all sounds a bit pretentious and improbable.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
The foam is a bit pretentious and the spice a little too subtle but the risotto is a buttery pleasure and the cucumber wonderfully refreshing.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Their last-minute attempt to pass it off as social commentary only looks pretentious.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
What on first encounter might seem pretentious turns out to be simple and beautiful.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
But a less pretentious structure is the future.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
It is pretentious to say it, but my arrival was a strong sign.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
You didn't find it a little pretentious?Times, Sunday Times (2015)
And yet he wasn't the slightest bit pretentious.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
It can be good to be a little pretentious sometimes.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
It may seem pretentious, but that's what it is.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
J Fashion is full of pretentious people.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Perhaps just a little bit pretentious - but a lot of fun.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Perhaps what I am saying is pretentious.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
They see it as rather pretentious.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
Or is this pretentious nonsense?Times, Sunday Times (2006)
You may be wrong, but you won't look pretentious.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
It might also turn educational policy toward explorations and displays of cultural diversity that are less politically pretentious.Postethnic America: Beyond Multiculturalism (1995)
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British English: pretentious ADJECTIVE
If you say that someone or something is pretentious, you mean that they try to seem important or significant, but you do not think that they are.
His response was full of pretentious nonsense.
Translation of pretentious from the Collins English to Portuguese Dictionary