OstentateOs"ten*tate\, v. t. [L. ostentatus, p. p. of ostentare, v. intens. fr. ostendere. See Ostent.] To make an ambitious display of; to show or exhibit boastingly. [R.] --Jer. Taylor.
|display proudly; act ostentatiously or pretentiously; "he showed off his new sports car" [syn: flaunt]|