Definition of hauteur in English:

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hauteur

Pronunciation: /əʊˈtəː/

noun

[mass noun]
Proud haughtiness of manner: she swept into the room with formidable hauteur his natural coolness and aristocratic hauteur
More example sentences
  • Gone was the better-than-thou hauteur and proud carriage synonymous to Adrienne Clarke.
  • However, with the addition of an arcade of brand-name boutiques, the Raffles' former aristocratic hauteur seems to have been traded for a sort of self-conscious post-yuppie consumerism.
  • Despite his much vaunted lack of emotional attachment to the trappings of title, the marquis has been cited as conducting his business with a distinctly aristocratic hauteur.
Synonyms

Origin

French, from haut 'high'.

Words that rhyme with hauteur

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