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Pronunciation: /tɒpˈlɒfti

Definition of toplofty in English:


US informal
Haughty and arrogant: toplofty, self-deceiving grandees
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  • The first is relatively manageable: Lower the flag on American universalism - not to half-mast, but not as toplofty as it has been flying since the end of the Second World War.
  • There's a toplofty headline if ever there was one.
  • It is impossible to be toplofty about these people.

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