pretentious

  扩展词汇  
[prɪ'tenʃəs]     [prɪ'tenʃəs]    
  • adj. 自命不凡的;自负的;矫饰的;炫耀的
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pretentious的英文翻译是什么意思,词典释义与在线翻译:

双解释义

adj. (形容词)
  1. 狂妄的,自命不凡的,自负的 claiming (in an unpleasant way) to have importance,artistic value,or social rank that one does not really possess

英英释义

Adjective:
  1. making claim to or creating an appearance of (often undeserved) importance or distinction;

    "a pretentious country house"
    "a pretentious fraud"
    "a pretentious scholarly edition"

  2. intended to attract notice and impress others;

    "an ostentatious sable coat"

  3. (of a display) tawdry or vulgar

pretentious的用法和样例:

例句

用作形容词 (adj.)
  1. He is a talented but pretentious writer.
    他是一个有才华但自命不凡的作家。
  2. That young man is extremely pretentious.
    那个年轻人非常自命不凡。
  3. He imposed his pretentious books on the public.
    他把他写的自认为不错的书强行推销给大众。
  4. People are so much more pretentious nowadays.
    现在的人比以前浮华得多。

常见句型

用作形容词 (adj.)
用作表语 S+be+~
  1. It sounds a bit pretentious.
    这听上去有些狂妄。

经典引文

  • The pretentious palming off of doggerel..as 'arty' poetry is too much.

    出自: Dylan Thomas
  • An immaculate..house, grand enough, but not pretentious.

    出自: J. Steinbeck

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派生词

adj.(形容词)
  • pretentiously adv. 狂妄地,自命不凡地,自负地‖pretentiousness n. 狂妄,自命不凡,自负

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