Ostentatiously in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Ostentatiously

In an ostentatious manner; extravagantly or flamboyantly.

Short Example Sentence for Ostentatiously

  • 1. He ostentatiously consulted a very gold watch. 🔊
  • 2. One of the number ostentatiously beat time with his pipe. 🔊
  • 3. And Dick ostentatiously smacked his lips. 🔊
  • 4. He saw Irving and somewhat ostentatiously turned away. 🔊
  • 5. Upon this, Mary ostentatiously withdrew her hand. 🔊
  • 6. He has stood away almost ostentatiously from the material he was exploiting. 🔊
  • 7. We took revolvers, holding them ostentatiously in our pockets. 🔊
  • 8. The prince, however, had turned almost ostentatiously away from her. 🔊
  • 9. I was ostentatiously examining my letters and Hawes said nothing. 🔊
  • 10. I used to be ostentatiously independent; now I am only independent enough. 🔊
  • 11. Monkey Brand, his back ostentatiously toward them, was on watch at the door. 🔊
  • 12. For a time our Young Liberal group was ostentatiously sympathetic.... 🔊

How to use Ostentatiously in a Sentence?

  • 1. Men openly sharpened their knives, and the afterguard ostentatiously showed their pistols. 🔊
  • 2. She rose and almost ostentatiously went into the other cabin, to leave him alone. 🔊
  • 3. She placed the third quarter upon a fresh plate and ostentatiously laid a fork beside it. 🔊
  • 4. Don't cook sheep's kidneys ostentatiously in camp; you may be asked where you found the sheep. 🔊
  • 5. Rhoda Hanlan the Masseuse was ostentatiously sewed with double thread and backstitched at that. 🔊
  • 6. And those who once more shackled his wrists ostentatiously wiped their hands up and down the wrappings on their thighs afterwards. 🔊
  • 7. Where are all these stalwart sons of the church who love their mothers so ostentatiously and reverence womanhood so deeply? 🔊
  • 8. She thought she had not perhaps been sufficiently good, and she tried to be more ostentatiously satisfied with her lot. 🔊
  • 9. He was very tired, and a pale waiter kept walking ostentatiously into the middle of the room and looking at them meaningly. 🔊
  • 10. Dick fumbled with a fountain-pen which he placed elaborately behind his ear for an instant, and then as ostentatiously removed. 🔊
  • 11. Gibson's voice was still ostentatiously cheerful, but it dropped a little on his next words. 🔊
  • 12. With that, and because she was embarrassed and cross and hungry, she opened her book ostentatiously and affected to read busily. 🔊
  • 13. Oh, then you should have seen the hero-with-the-quiet-smile look on their faces as they lounged ostentatiously about the place. 🔊
  • 14. And she drooped her head, blushing as the young will blush over the same charitable feeling which the old and hardened ostentatiously parade. 🔊
  • 15. Then he walked slowly along, at times glancing at the river and ostentatiously avoiding the eyes of chance policemen. 🔊
  • 16. It was not written in many volumes; his good deeds were not ostentatiously displayed, and he now sleeps peacefully and well. 🔊
  • 17. Occasionally, however, an ostentatiously emphatic expression of disapproval gives the man on the platform a chance to redeem himself. 🔊
  • 18. I ostentatiously threw the water out of the glass, poured a big shot of the corrosive stuff, and downed it. 🔊
  • 19. The rest of the company left them quite undisturbed, and, in fact, rather ostentatiously ignored them. 🔊
  • 20. He had apparently given his companions the slip, for they stood a little distance off, ostentatiously paying no attention to his proceedings. 🔊
  • 21. Isabel held out her hand, hesitated, then, with a radiant smile of generosity, ostentatiously helped herself to the smaller. 🔊
  • 22. He played ostentatiously with his boys on the sands, and did not mind Albert as one of their eye-drawing party. 🔊
  • 23. Producing my .45 caliber service automatic, I slipped a clip into the magazine and ostentatiously laid it beside me on the seat. 🔊
  • 24. At least, even before their meeting, such was the attitude they assumed in their communications with each other and ostentatiously displayed to those about them. 🔊
  • 25. Ashburner noticed that Benson spit ostentatiously while passing them; and after passing he swore again, this time in downright English. 🔊
  • 26. Instantly Rodney clasped her hand in his, with such an impulse of emotion that Henry was annoyed, and rather ostentatiously opened a book. 🔊
  • 27. She pulled a few threads from one bolt and, with the air of one who protects herself against systematic fraud, proceeded ostentatiously to chew them. 🔊
  • 28. But so insistently and ostentatiously did Sadie continue to mop them, that Miss Fanny was compelled to take notice. 🔊