How many syllables in pretentious?

  241593768 syllables

Divide pretentious into syllables:   pre-ten-tious
Stressed syllable in pretentious:   pre-ten-tious
How to pronounce pretentious:   pri-ten-shus
How to say pretentious:

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Synonyms for pretentious

2 syllables
  • haughty
  • snooty
  • stilted
  • snobbish
  • splashy
  • turgid
3 syllables
4 syllables
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What rhymes with pretentious

3 syllables
4 syllables
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