Synonym of putting on airs


Present participle for to behave dramatically or showily to impress an audience or observers
grandstanding attracting attention hams up impressing showing off parading prancing showboating strutting swaggering flaunting it hot dogging playing to the crowd playing to the gallery swanking posturing flaunting flouncing flourishing boasting bragging drawing attention to oneself hotdogging sweeping swaggering around making a spectacle of advertizing oneself playing to audience skylarking sashaying striding stalking blustering crowing swashing gloating mincing posing acting up playing to the cheap seats putting on side giving yourself airs walking arrogantly walking confidently walking marching turning heads making your presence felt getting noticed drawing attention to itself making one's presence felt making a splash trumpeting attitudinizing glorying skiting striking a pose giving oneself airs blowing your own trumpet shooting your mouth off blowing your own horn putting on an act flying your own kite striking an attitude copping an attitude singing your own praises behaving affectedly gasconading vaunting bulling blowing braying vaporing rodomontading lording it swelling sauntering bullying looking big hectoring pontificating swaying lording putting on swashbuckling parading one's wares brandishing exulting congratulating oneself puffing talking big flattering oneself roistering triumphing prating preening oneself patting oneself on the back blowing smoke glorying in blowing one's own horn blowing hard preening aggrandizing laying it on thick celebrating priding oneself crowing about boasting about giving a good account of oneself mouthing congratulating shucking jiving exaggerating exulting in felicitating pluming presuming advertising advertizing faking conning bragging about puffing up reveling in holding head high trying to make an impression piquing flattering hyperbolizing shooting the bull speaking for Buncombe tooting one's own horn talking boastingly rejoicing priding jubilating reveling revelling overbearing esteeming extolling acclaiming revering overstating delighting exuberating shooting slinging shovelling flattering yourself shoveling joying promoting hyping pushing displaying flashing exhibiting lauding congratulating yourself on ranting sounding off hugging oneself priding yourself on drooling kvelling laying on thick gloating over shooting one's mouth off making much of storming fulminating thundering raving spouting roaring huffing bulldozing domineering giving oneself airs about showing off about threatening brazening bridling bristling browbeating protesting raging complaining intimidating cowing yapping wafting badgering haranguing gassing cackling calling gurgling babbling triumphing over whooping taking great pride in rubbing it in preening oneself about piquing oneself on pluming oneself on congratulating oneself on feeling self-satisfied about patting oneself on the back about preening oneself on gloating about priding yourself riding the high horse shooting off one's mouth


Present participle for to make a display of having an advantage over or superiority to


Showing contemptuous indifference
supercilious lordly arrogant haughty imperious lofty hoity-toity overweening pretentious toffee-nosed conceited condescending disdainful overbearing patronising patronizing pompous proud scornful snooty stuck-up superior uppish uppity affected smug assumptive bumptious cavalier chesty contemptuous fancy-pants hifalutin high and mighty high-and-mighty highfalutin high-handed high-hat huffish huffy important masterful mocking peremptory presuming presumptuous scoffing self-asserting self-assertive sneering sniffy snobbish snobby stiff-necked toploftical toplofty vainglorious bossy cocky egotistic insolent nervy snotty jumped up elitist persnickety remote snippy swanky ostentatious tony aloof high-flown exclusive ritzy aristocratic potty la-di-da cliquish overconfident pushy bullish brash cocksure self-important forward bold dictatorial domineering smart boastful officious blustering opinionated brassy assuming saucy impertinent rude unabashed brazen flip hubristic sassy wise pushful immodest audacious contumelious unblushing barefaced boldfaced cheeky procacious cool malapert pert fresh smart-alecky throwing one's weight about vain egotistical prideful swaggering puffed up self-satisfied self-opinionated magisterial swollen-headed narcissistic bigheaded pontifical egoistic egoistical impudent swellheaded self-conceited self-centered biggity biggety full of oneself self-centred confident assured self-confident big-headed stuck up dismissive bragging grandiose autocratic bloated selfish know-it-all egocentric self-congratulatory above oneself full of yourself self-assured complacent self-affected self-promoting self-engrossed self-contented self-adulatory self-glorifying disrespectful authoritarian disparaging posh insulting sententious derisive withering belittling slighting tyrannical despotic smarty self-serving self-righteous showy cold-shoulder orgulous consequential full of contempt inconsiderate wise guy indifferent on your high horse too big for your boots stiff holier-than-thou blusterous derogatory derisory uncomplimentary jeering strutting scathing denigratory pejorative abhorrent demeaning degrading derogative depreciative detractive decrying depreciatory deprecatory denigrative stuffy inflated pontificating on high horse portentous opprobrious dominating puffy flaunting self-loving puffed-up on an ego trip sure uncivil oppressive gracious brassbound high arch heavy-handed snide highhanded sarcastic abusive sardonic familiar self-aggrandizing overfamiliar high-minded la-de-da flatulent loudmouth brazen-faced dogmatic bold-faced highfaluting free improper inappropriate impolite commanding shameless full of hot air too big for one's breeches too big for one's boots self-respecting braggart self-complacent self-flattering self-applauding extraverted bombastic braggy self-pleased unreserved self-gratulatory self-dramatizing blustery extroverted uninhibited offhand stooping silliness giddy thoughtless dizzy flighty vaunting la-dee-da complaisant arbitrary puffed casual curt ambitious refined reserved distant detached obnoxious loud defiant unconcerned insouciant uninterested denigrating offensive honourable honorable poncey windy unceremonious discourteous boasting cynical hypercritical abrupt brusque glib terse cursory off perfunctory ungracious standoffish undemocratic offensively self-assertive despicable malicious high falutin slanderous scurrilous libellous libelous defamatory take-it-or-leave-it pococurante offish throwing one's weight around willful rigid inflexible wilful anti-democratic repressive grand spectacular magnificent splendid exaggerated flowery overstated swollen with pride assertive on a high horse on one's high horse overbold too big for one's britches nose in the air pleased with yourself airy wiseguy careless rash maligning impetuous overhasty precipitate previous premature hasty foolhardy ironhanded dominant presumptive indulgent overindulgent over-free relaxed majestic regal imposing august judicial stately dignified coercive bullying tolerant free-and-easy rejecting contemning averse despising antipathetic unsympathetic scouting repudiating positive tyrannous autocratical overproud authoritative tyrannic hotshot certain jaunty devastating lording it iron-handed taunting preponderant imperial imperative demanding regnant ascendant prevalent humiliating smart aleck smart guy smarty pants turning up your nose at looking down your nose at hard-nosed hard temperamental disapproving upstage stinging biting mortifying blistering blasting searing high hat dog it snubbing blighting hurtful crushing egomaniac peacockish windbag brag boast conceity ham phony gall phoney self-regarding self-admiring pleased with oneself snot-nosed think too highly of oneself in love with oneself big talking blowing one's own trumpet have an excessively high opinion of oneself think a lot of oneself


Aloof or unemotional in manner or behavior
remote aloof cold reserved unfriendly unsociable withdrawn unresponsive standoffish antisocial uncommunicative impersonal dispassionate unapproachable unforthcoming unclubbable asocial detached standoff frosty unconcerned haughty cool distant introverted icy chilly indifferent diffident offish uppity abstracted casual disinterested incurious removed unbending preoccupied uninterested dry introvert uninvolved stand-offish cold-eyed buttoned-up laid-back stuck up frigid unsympathetic stiff formal forbidding austere supercilious disdainful stuffy proud snooty lofty hard-hearted thick-skinned hard-boiled laid back on ice cold fish lone wolf unemotional unfeeling apathetic reticent undemonstrative cold-blooded emotionless impassive stony passionless restrained glacial solitary unmoved unwelcoming phlegmatic chill quiet taciturn inhospitable retiring gelid reclusive calm antiseptic hostile callous uncordial stolid clammy uncongenial brittle lukewarm uncaring silent shy hard-eyed wooden secretive neutral heartless stoical affectless misanthropic impassible wintry wintery impartial close coldish frozen arctic private stern collected stoic hard close-mouthed poker-faced insensitive unenthusiastic nonchalant self-contained uncompanionable dour unsocial unneighbourly numb guarded unkind tight-lipped steely self-controlled severe inhibited objective clinical serene controlled unprejudiced sober uncurious unbiased laconic offhand uncharitable Olympian flinty conventional dumb curt unaffable unexpressive fierce unpleasant demure rigid media-shy unsmiling antipathetic composed serious nonpartisan unruffled gruff evenhanded impervious harsh off unaffected untouched insouciant obdurate uncivil matter-of-fact insensible tough grim rude heedless eremitic modest mute grave nasty ceremonious unstirred prim closemouthed antagonistic backward bashful inattentive starchy cautious mom cold-hearted sedate placid intimidating constrained candid equal speechless repellent pococurante self-restrained louring retired strait-laced ungentle menacing brooding passive sombre somber lowering fair-minded hardhearted unflappable imperturbable mum unloving blasé unaroused discourteous ungracious unimpressed disagreeable hardened annoyed offended impudent impertinent procacious insolent negative businesslike stilted clammed up unsentimental heedless of equitable sententious cool, calm and collected uncommitted inimical unneighborly relaxed just fair stony-hearted snobbish mild soft-spoken peaceful gentle noncommittal unamiable cross nonaligned unpassioned abstract easy unexcitable listless staid sparing outside square stark oblivious rough deadpan uncompassionate cruel mean-looking glowering unpitying expressionless flat dried-up apathetic about uninvolved in uninterested in rugged on the fence unmoved by brusque coldhearted unamicable impolite complacent perfunctory undecided inactive inert obnoxious shrinking uninvolved with surly untroubled uptight bored by sour strict unperturbed ill-natured timid self-effacing lifeless superior nonbelligerent noncombatant unworried sullen untalkative tongue-tied careless spiritless unmindful of deaf to negligent oblivious to solemn neuter nonparticipating middle-of-road unaligned bystanding disengaged pacifistic jaundiced mortal adversary adversarial ill-disposed hateful incommunicable inhuman muted rational nongregarious scowling gray grey disapproving stuck-up equable cold-shoulder uncolored straight nondiscriminatory resolute even-handed soulless bad-tempered independent spacey tightlipped grouchy halfhearted aversive repugnant mean inflexible dead blank bland vacant toneless hollow hard-headed unyielding inapproachable short nonplussed on sidelines insular incommunicative open-minded inaccessible earnest non-partisan nowhere unimpassioned immovable nonemotional frowning uncommunicable spaced-out insusceptible unsusceptible out of it keeping people at arm's length insensate cold as ice ill-tempered unrevealing balanced unimpressionable eremetic crass tactless obtuse imperceptive grim-faced hard as nails feelingless bloodless without fear or favour with no axe to grind stony-eyed conservative avoidant introspective unaffectionate contained half-hearted tepid unsavoury indifferent about incurious about abrupt ungenial objectionable unattractive hesitant unlikeable unenthused unincluded selfish ungenerous analytic unhappy depressing terse dismissive camera-shy dispassionate about not interested timorous inward-looking mopey mopish distrustful xenophobic sheepish coy recessive inscrutable unfazed level-headed cool-headed unreceptive suspicious ardorless loveless impotent unromantic unsavory socially inhibited overbearing wicked insociable arrogant uninquiring unagitated unfavorable unfavourable rigorous logical discreet close-lipped inarticulate aseptic retreated thoughtful recluse alienated tranquil unimpressible uninfluenced pompous put on airs unselfish isolated marble inexpressive blah indurated inexcitable ungainly unrelenting stringent not caring contemptuous withering seclusive unconversational exact precise non-discriminatory cynical ascetic hermitlike ungregarious dry-eyed undismayed exacting correct proper secret enduring resigned philosophic indomitable bureaucratic unnatural forced hermitic hermit-like hermitical unforgiving authoritarian illiberal tight-mouthed wordless dark clamlike carefree selfless along for the ride going with the flow rolling with the punches non-emotional solid ramrod non-communicative self-sufficient all alone mumchance unwilling to mix with other people affected starched featureless depersonalised faceless colorless careful depersonalized colourless measured anonymous monolithic blithe without prejudice free from discrimination free from self-interest seemly official astringent inexorable evasive hush-hush unswayed laboured mannered contrived artificial immune polite at a loss for words hard-nosed no-nonsense heavy-handed honest unbigoted pokerfaced unmindful easy-going steady nonaffected unexcited dried up buttoned up devil-may-care happy-go-lucky straight arrow by the numbers stiff-necked embarrassed repressed strained self-conscious awkward uneasy on the QT strictly business cold turkey immune to impervious to stubborn unanxious sitting on the fence on the level lighthearted slaphappy gay lightsome debonair straight-faced proof against subdued unrelated unconnected autonomous unallied compassionless inconsiderate supine deaf unbothered not bothered at ease forgetful self-centered feckless undisturbed lackadaisical blind undaunted self-centred aggressive pitiless thoughtless merciless ferocious quarrelsome without a care in the world not giving a toss labored inhumane ruthless desensitized indurate case-hardened pachydermatous remorseless stonyhearted stoney unsparing slash-and-burn take-no-prisoners unmerciful ironhearted uninviting unmannerly lacking compassion formidable inured to with a heart of stone desensitised as hard as nails unsensitive crabbed threatening glum churlish competitive unpromising contrary against warlike vengeful conflicting acrimonious opposed opposite estranged censorious combative grudging malicious disaffected malignant spiteful grumpy savage fell sinister morose bleak sulky unconcerned about splenetic vicious cantankerous crusty truculent offhand about apathetic towards casual about regardless nonchalant about uncaring about not on speaking terms frivolous about reckless about dismissive of mindless of unimpressed by regardless of careless of cavalier about unresponsive to weary of lukewarm about phlegmatic about unenthusiastic about highbrow scornful boot-faced not giving a monkey's


A (typically false) show or display
arrogance affectation affectedness artificiality pretension facade front posture pretence display façade pretentiousness show act airs artifice charade mask masquerade pose posturing simulation veneer air appearance cloak fakery grandiosity guise hokum inflation insincerity ostentation pretense pretensions sham snobbery superciliousness veil exaggeration fake feigning imitation posing shamming side humbug snootiness uppishness put-on false display false front airs and graces assumed manners going Hollywood play-acting showing off unnatural imitation make-believe semblance disguise impression pomposity playacting look dissimulation face aspect hypocrisy cover character exterior window dressing showiness bearing false show mannerism effect mien image self-importance illusion conceit smokescreen pompousness bluff camouflage aura property tone vainglory quality false appearance outward appearance phony atmosphere manner feeling phoney deception pretext gloss smell attitudinizing showboat showoff splash vibe public image note ambience mood temper feel ambiance flavour countenance attitude demeanour flavor claim hoax suggestion falsification ruse carriage big talk shroud deceit demeanor impersonation presence haughtiness hauteur bombast ostentatiousness false colors double-dealing role flashiness counterfeit subterfuge grandness pretending flatulence guyver fustian expression dissemblance grandioseness colour color performance assumption climate dissembling ring odor odour comportment screen aroma deportment persona schtick a put-on false pretense cast disguisement con vibrations false colours a put-up job address cover-up bravado flaunting swagger bluster swank bluffing hoaxing boasting boastfulness inauthenticity insolence faking excuse dishonesty unnaturalness disingenuousness layer acting pomp visage window-dressing coloring presumption hint allegation supposition duplicity garb snivel travesty parody wile likeness personality figure identity part name colouring beard phoniness superficiality portrayal characteristic feature falsehood trickery simulacrum showing dumb act shade self profession fig leaf essence trait complexion personage person positure stand stance conduct guile fraud red herring smoke screen outward show misrepresentation fabrication floweriness grandiloquence outline attribute manifestation stamp whitewash behavior behaviour chaser ploy feint stall hamming dissimilation heroics flamboyance superiority vanity imperiousness masterfulness presumptuousness loftiness self-consequence magniloquence ornateness bumptiousness huffiness elaborateness pedantry consequence toploftiness peremptoriness extravagance rhetoric lordliness turgidity public face assumed role etiquette la-di-da snobbishness spirit sweet talk soft soap high horse smoke and mirrors form mere façade shuck and jive habits false claim actions idiosyncrasy social behaviour peculiarity social habit way of behaving style halo karma nimbus patina way of being

Antonym of putting on airs

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