Definition of haughty in English:

haughty

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Pronunciation: /ˈhɔːti
 
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adjective (haughtier, haughtiest)

Derivatives

haughtily

adverb
More example sentences
  • The woman wearing said fake fur turned around quickly, shot Mom a deadly look, and then haughtily turned back around and ignored her.
  • Louise came in, saw us, said, ‘Excuse me,’ very haughtily, and marched out.
  • When quite modest health care reforms were introduced by New Labour in England, Scottish Labour was haughtily dismissive of them.

Origin

mid 16th century: extended form of obsolete haught, earlier haut, from Old French, from Latin altus 'high'.

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