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{adjective}

1. general

pretentious
However, I am not so pretentious as to assume that our amendments improve the Commission's texts.
Pero yo no soy tan pretencioso como para suponer que nuestras enmiendas mejoran los textos de la Comisión.
I have no wish to appear pretentious, Madam President, but I too have a dream.
Ya ve, señora Presidenta, sin ánimo de ser pretencioso, que yo también soy portador de un sueño.
The Union has been reduced to an aggressive and pretentious liberal doctrine.
La Unión ha quedado reducida a una doctrina liberal agresiva y pretenciosa.
pretentious (also: bumptious, showy, vain)
pretentious (also: overblown)
The Union has been reduced to an aggressive and pretentious liberal doctrine.
La Unión ha quedado reducida a una doctrina liberal agresiva y pretenciosa.
pretentious (also: bumptious, cocky, conceited, self-important)
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engreído {adj. m}
pretentious
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huachafo {adj.} [Peru] [coll.] (persona)
pretentious
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huachafoso {adj.} [Peru] [coll.] (persona)
pretentious
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postinero {adj.} [Spa.] (persona)

2. "trying to appear profound, sophisticated"

pretentious (also: priggish, didactic, pettifogging, pontifical)

3. "trying to appear elegant, luxurious"

4. "if also in bad taste"

pretentious (also: cutesy, pretty-pretty, corny)
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cursi {adj.}
pretentious (also: pretty-pretty)
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siútico {adj.} [Chile]

Synonyms (English) for "pretentious":

pretentious

Context sentences for "pretentious" in Spanish

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EnglishNot historic because of a number of pretentious things such as the APS - annual political strategy - or ABB - activity based budgeting.
No es histórico por una serie de elementos pretenciosos como la estrategia política anual o la gestión por actividad.
Englishto be pretentious
English(DE) Madam President, if there is one thing that we really do not need in the bitter reality being experienced in Afghanistan, it is pretentious speeches.
(DE) Señora Presidenta, si hay algo que realmente no necesitamos en la dura realidad que se está padeciendo en Afganistán, es los discursos pretenciosos.