fastuous

[ fas-choo-uhs ]

adjective
  1. haughty; arrogant.

  2. showy; ostentatious.

Origin of fastuous

1
1630–40; <Latin fastuōsus, equivalent to fastu(s) haughtiness, arrogance (cf. fastidious) + -ōsus-ous

Other words from fastuous

  • fas·tu·ous·ly, adverb

Words Nearby fastuous

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