Making false claims about oneself, attempting to impress by pretending to have greater importance, talent, ect. than one actually has.
Exaggerated, showy, puffed up
genuin, honest, modest
1. The pretentious football player made his team seem a lot better than it really was.
2. The pretentious mom always bragged about her daughter to the other moms.
Rocky II (1979) - Press Conference | HD