1 A self-deceived little woman whispering in corners with a pretentious little man.
Main Street By Sinclair LewisGet Context In CHAPTER XXX
2 Robert's voice was not pretentious.
3 Choosing the latter alternative, I began by making up my mind to leave the hotel, and to take up my quarters in some less pretentious and less expensive domicile.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan DoyleGet Context In PART I: CHAPTER I. MR. SHERLOCK HOLMES
4 This was the first time that I had ever heard anything about any kind of school or college that was more pretentious than the little coloured school in our town.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. WashingtonGet Context In Chapter III.
5 She knew what it was all meant to represent, but it was so pretentiously false and unnatural that she first felt ashamed for the actors and then amused at them.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo TolstoyGet Context In BOOK 8: CHAPTER IX