Example sentences for: ostentatious

How can you use “ostentatious” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Another ostentatious marble atrium foyer marks number 75.

  • Avenida José A. Saco (more commonly called Enramada) is Santiago’s main shopping thoroughfare, whose faded 1950s neon signs and ostentatious buildings recall more prosperous — and capitalist — times.

  • Witness Knight's ostentatious donation to the legal-defense fund of blue-collar skater/thug Tonya Harding.

  • Some have argued that Boorman, the director of Excalibur (1981) and Hope and Glory (1987), doesn't employ his extravagant visual gifts in The General , which is in black and white and isn't ostentatious in its mythic resonances.

  • Baker goes on to complain about the island's new popularity and the ostentatious displays of wealth.


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