The Closing Word: Fastuous

Image of Closing Word LogoThis week we continue our vocabulary-building series, “The Closing Word.” Each week we provide a new word to help build your vocabulary and show you an example of how to use it.

This week’s closing word:


Pronounced: (FAS-choo-uhs)

1. Haughty; arrogant.
2. Pretentious.

From A Word A Day: “From Latin fastuosus, from fastus (arrogance). Earliest documented use: 1638.”

“Buyers liked her because even though she represented multi-million dollar luxury properties, she wasn’tfastuous in the least.”

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