transitive verb
os·​ten·​tate | \ ˈästən‧ˌtāt\

Definition of ostentate

: to display ostentatiously the front door ostentated a brass plate— Israel Zangwill

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History and Etymology for ostentate

Latin ostentatus, past participle of ostentare, from ostentus, past participle of ostendere to show

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