Definition of unpretentious
- unpretentious homes
- an unpretentious celebrity
a casual and unpretentious restaurant
a simple and unpretentious account about growing up in the rural South
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arrogant, bumptious, conceited, egotistic (or egotistical), haughty, highfalutin (also hifalutin), high-and-mighty, high-handed, high-hat, hoity-toity, huffy, imperious, lordly, overweening, peremptory, pompous, presuming, presumptuous, pretentious, self-asserting, self-assertive, supercilious, superior, uppity;
: not having or showing the unpleasant quality of people who want to be regarded as more impressive, successful, or important than they really are : not pretentious
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to speak or write verbosely and windily
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