Is PRETENTIOUS a scrabble word?

Words With Friends :  YES

Scrabble US :  YES

Scrabble UK :  YES

English International (SOWPODS) :  YES

Scrabble Global :  YES

Enable1 Dictionary :  YES

Definitions for the word 'pretentious'


  1. PRETENTIOUS, intended to attract notice and impress others
  2. PRETENTIOUS, making claim to or creating an appearance of (often undeserved) importance or distinction


  1. PRETENTIOUS, (of a display) tawdry or vulgar

Synonyms for 'pretentious'

Antonyms for 'pretentious'

The word PRETENTIOUS is worth 13 points in Scrabble and 16 points in Words with Friends

How to use the word 'pretentious' in a sentence

  1. The houses in the neighborhood are large and pretentious.
  2. that pretentious couple always serves caviar at their parties, even though they themselves dislike it

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