Definitions For Pretentious


  • Intended to attract notice and impress others
  • Making claim to or creating an appearance of (often undeserved) importance or distinction


  • (of a display) tawdry or vulgar

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

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

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

Examples of Pretentious in a Sentence

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

Synonyms for Pretentious

Antonyms for Pretentious

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