haughtily


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haugh·ty

 (hô′tē)
adj. haugh·ti·er, haugh·ti·est
Scornfully and condescendingly proud. See Synonyms at arrogant.

[From Middle English haut, from Old French haut, halt, alteration (influenced by Frankish hōh, high) of Latin altus, high; see al- in Indo-European roots.]

haugh′ti·ly adv.
haugh′ti·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.haughtily - in a haughty manner; "he peered haughtily down his nose"
Translations
بِتَكَبُّر
domýšlivě
hovent
meî hroka/stórlæti
kibirle

haughtily

[ˈhɔːtɪlɪ] ADValtaneramente, altivamente

haughtily

[ˈhɔːtɪli] adv [say, speak, look] → avec arrogance

haughtily

adv sayhochmütig, überheblich; dismiss, ignorearrogant; lookgeringschätzig

haughtily

[ˈhɔːtɪlɪ] advaltezzosamente, in modo altero

haughty

(ˈhoːti) adjective
very proud. a haughty look; a haughty young woman.
ˈhaughtily adverb
ˈhaughtiness noun
References in classic literature ?
In the novels we have a way of writing of our heroine, 'she drew herself up haughtily,' and when mine draw themselves up haughtily I see my mother thinking of Robert Louis Stevenson.
He was not tall, but he carried his head so haughtily that he looked a commanding figure, and there was something daring and challenging in his eyes.
At this, the genius looked at the fisherman haughtily.
The lady then bowed haughtily and withdrew into the house.
Timour - he Whom the astonished people saw Striding o'er empires haughtily A diadem'd outlaw -
If you like, I'll make acquaintance with Madame Stahl; I used to know her belle-seur," added the princess, lifting her head haughtily.
John's curiosity was excited by the mystery observed by the stranger; and, being already displeased with the issue of the tournament, in which the challengers whom he favoured had been successively defeated by one knight, he answered haughtily to the marshals, ``By the light of Our Lady's brow, this same knight hath been disinherited as well of his courtesy as of his lands, since he desires to appear before us without uncovering his face.
Aglaya was the only one of the family whose good graces he could not gain, and who always spoke to him haughtily, but it so happened that the boy one day succeeded in giving the proud maiden a surprise.
But I am a princess," cried the girl haughtily, "and my country is not at war with yours.
Yes,' replied Mr Tappertit haughtily, descending as he spoke, 'who should it be?
My way is the way of all gentlemen, and I know only one way," answered Athos, haughtily.
replied she, haughtily tossing her head; then, after a moment's reflection, she added--'Well, well