haughtiest


haughtiest
haugh·ty || 'hɔːtɪ adj. arrogant, snobbish, disdainful

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  • Haughtiest — Haughty Haugh ty (h[add] t[y^]), a. [Compar. {Haughtier} (h[add] t[i^]*[ e]r); superl. {Haughtiest}.] [OE. hautein, F. hautain, fr. haut high, OF. also halt, fr. L. altus. See {Altitude}.] [1913 Webster] 1. High; lofty; bold. [Obs. or Archaic]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Haughtier — Haughty Haugh ty (h[add] t[y^]), a. [Compar. {Haughtier} (h[add] t[i^]*[ e]r); superl. {Haughtiest}.] [OE. hautein, F. hautain, fr. haut high, OF. also halt, fr. L. altus. See {Altitude}.] [1913 Webster] 1. High; lofty; bold. [Obs. or Archaic]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Haughty — Haugh ty (h[add] t[y^]), a. [Compar. {Haughtier} (h[add] t[i^]*[ e]r); superl. {Haughtiest}.] [OE. hautein, F. hautain, fr. haut high, OF. also halt, fr. L. altus. See {Altitude}.] [1913 Webster] 1. High; lofty; bold. [Obs. or Archaic] [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • haughty — haughtily, adv. haughtiness, n. /haw tee/, adj., haughtier, haughtiest. 1. disdainfully proud; snobbish; scornfully arrogant; supercilious: haughty aristocrats; a haughty salesclerk. 2. Archaic. lofty or noble; exalted. [1520 30; obs. haught (sp …   Universalium

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  • haughty — adjective (haughtier, haughtiest) arrogantly superior and disdainful. Derivatives haughtily adverb haughtiness noun Origin C16: from obs. haught, earlier haut, from OFr., from L. altus high …   English new terms dictionary