Haughty

Definition of Haughty

Haugh´ty   Pronunciation: hạ´tŷ
a.1.
1.High; lofty; bold.
To measure the most haughty mountain's height.
- Spenser.
Equal unto this haughty enterprise.
- Spenser.
2.Disdainfully or contemptuously proud; arrogant; overbearing.
A woman of a haughty and imperious nature.
- Clarendon.
3.Indicating haughtiness; as, a haughty carriage.
Satan, with vast and haughty strides advanced,
Came towering.
- Milton.

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Olympian, aerial, airy, aloof, altitudinous, ascending, aspiring, belittling, big, boastful, cavalier, clannish, cliquish, colossal, complacent, conceited, condescending, contemptuous, contumelious, derisive, detached, distant, dominating, domineering, egotistic, egotistical, elevated, eminent, ethereal, exalted, exclusive, high, high and mighty, high-and-mighty, high-faluting, high-flown, high-headed, high-nosed, high-pitched, high-reaching, high-set, high-up, highfalutin, hoity-toity, indifferent, insolent, la-di-da, lofty, lordly, monumental, mounting, outtopping, overlooking, overtopping, overweening, patronizing, presumptuous, pretentious, prominent, purse-proud, reserved, scornful, self-important, self-satisfied, smug, sneering, sniffy, snobbish, snobby, snooty, snotty, soaring, spiring, steep, stuck-up, sublime, superior, superlative, supernal, swelled-headed, topless, toploftical, toplofty, topping, towering, towery, uplifted, uppish, uppity, upreared, upstage, vain, withering
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