Translation of pretentious in Spanish:
- (trying to appear profound, sophisticated) pretencioso
con pretensiones de intelectual ( or culto etc)(trying to appear elegant, luxurious) presuntuoso
con pretensiones de elegancia ( or refinamiento etc)(if also in bad taste) cursi or ( (Chile) tb) siúticoExample sentences
- Enough of this pseudo-intellectual posturing, these pretentious literary musings!
- What you want to do if you actually fancy being a pretentious intellectual is read the book.
- Sadly, it comes across more as a pretentious attempt to buy the world a coke.
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