ostentatiously

All Adverb
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  • He was very curious to meet a man who went about so ostentatiously. Cited from Grettir the Strong, Icelandic Saga, Author Unknown
  • She rose and almost ostentatiously went into the other cabin, to leave him alone. Cited from This World Is Taboo, by Murray Leinster
  • I used to be ostentatiously independent; now I am only independent enough. Cited from Tommy and Grizel, by J.M. Barrie
  • He saw it in her eyes, or in the turn of her head if she ostentatiously looked away from him. Cited from The Guests Of Hercules, by C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
  • The previous evening he had somewhat ostentatiously selected a table near hers at dinner. Cited from Septimus, by William J. Locke
  • So I closed the window ostentatiously, and went back to bed. Cited from They and I, by Jerome K. Jerome
  • He took from his pocket-book a card, and placed it somewhat ostentatiously on the table. Cited from Sunrise, by William Black
  • The door of the room had been ostentatiously left open. Cited from In New Granada, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • The whole party moved from place to place practically together in fact, they kept in sight of each other ostentatiously. Cited from A Rip Van Winkle Of The Kalahari, by Frederick Cornell
  • Such a man ostentatiously presents himself as one in whose life religion is dominant. Cited from Lessons in Life, by Timothy Titcomb
  • He began ostentatiously to read one of his letters. Cited from Tom Slade at Temple Camp, by Percy K. Fitzhugh
  • He knew its value and used it effectively -- perhaps even ostentatiously. Cited from Further Chronicles of Avonlea, L.M. Montgomery
  • I hardly thought she would respond to the silent challenge, but almost ostentatiously she did. Cited from Everyman's Land, by C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
  • For a house which takes this name, with a sign ostentatiously visible in the garden.
  • Philippa, a little ostentatiously, turned her back upon the two men and took up a newspaper. Cited from The Zeppelin's Passenger, by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  • He has stood away almost ostentatiously from the material he was exploiting. Cited from Rudyard Kipling, by John Palmer
  • He never misses the point of a story, though he does not ostentatiously call our attention to it. Cited from Samuel Johnson, by Leslie Stephen
  • For what else could these men have loaded their rifles so ostentatiously? Cited from Sixteen Months in Four German Prisons,by Frederick Arthur Ambrose Talbot
  • He returned to Beverly Hills, living less ostentatiously than in his previous years.
  • He believed in his own powers, and exhibits them rather ostentatiously. Cited from Hours in a Library, Volume I (of III), by Leslie Stephen
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Meaning of ostentatiously

  • adverb With ostentation; in an ostentatious manner
    Mr Khrushchev ostentatiously wooed and embraced Castro at the U.N. general assembly