Definition of highfalutin in English:

highfalutin

Line breaks: high|fa¦lu¦tin
Pronunciation: /ˌhʌɪfəˈluːtɪn
 
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(also highfaluting /-tɪŋ/)

adjective

informal

Origin

mid 19th century (originally US): perhaps from high + fluting (present participle of flute).

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