fastuous

adjective fas·tu·ous \ ˈfas-chə-wəs \

Definition of fastuous

1 :haughty, arrogant
  • a fastuous air of finality
  • —Carl Van Vechten
2 :ostentatious, showy
  • disdained fastuous ceremonies

Origin and Etymology of fastuous

Latin fastuosus, from fastus arrogance


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