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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.

haughty

(ˈhɔːtɪ)
adj, -tier or -tiest
1. having or showing arrogance
2. archaic noble or exalted
[C16: from Old French haut, literally: lofty, from Latin altus high]
ˈhaughtily adv
ˈhaughtiness n

haugh•ty

(ˈhɔ ti)

adj. -ti•er, -ti•est.
1. disdainfully proud; snobbish; arrogant.
2. Archaic. lofty or noble; exalted.
[1520–30; obsolete haught (sp. variant of late Middle English haut < Middle French: high < Latin altus, with h- < Germanic; compare Old High German hoh high) + -y1]
haugh′ti•ly, adv.
haugh′ti•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.haughty - having or showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of those one views as unworthy; "some economists are disdainful of their colleagues in other social disciplines"; "haughty aristocrats"; "his lordly manners were offensive"; "walked with a prideful swagger"; "very sniffy about breaches of etiquette"; "his mother eyed my clothes with a supercilious air"; "a more swaggering mood than usual"- W.L.Shirer
proud - feeling self-respect or pleasure in something by which you measure your self-worth; or being a reason for pride; "proud parents"; "proud of his accomplishments"; "a proud moment"; "proud to serve his country"; "a proud name"; "proud princes"

haughty

adjective proud, arrogant, lofty, high, stuck-up (informal), contemptuous, conceited, imperious, snooty (informal), scornful, snobbish, disdainful, supercilious, high and mighty (informal), overweening, hoity-toity (informal), on your high horse (informal), uppish (Brit. informal) He spoke in a haughty tone.
modest, humble, meek, mild, self-effacing, subservient, wimpish or wimpy (informal)

haughty

adjective
Overly convinced of one's own superiority and importance:
Translations
povýšenýpyšnýdomýšlivý
hoven
stórlátur, hrokafullur
išdidumasišdidžiaiišpuikęsišpuikimas
augstprātīgs
mândru
ošaben

haughty

[ˈhɔːtɪ] ADJ (haughtier (compar) (haughtiest (superl))) → altanero, altivo

haughty

[ˈhɔːti] adj (= proud) [person] → hautain(e); [tone, look] → hautain(e)

haughty

adj (+er) manner, attitude, voice, expressionhochmütig, überheblich; disdain, person alsoarrogant; lookgeringschätzig

haughty

[ˈhɔːtɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) → altezzoso/a, altero/a

haughty

(ˈhoːti) adjective
very proud. a haughty look; a haughty young woman.
ˈhaughtily adverb
ˈhaughtiness noun
References in classic literature ?
Then let me joy to be Alive with bird and tree, And have no haughtier aim than this, To be a partner in their bliss.
Tulliver," said Wakem, abruptly, in a haughtier tone than usual, "what a fool's trick you did,--spreading those hard lumps on that Far Close
The haughty nephew would be at Wickham Place one day, bringing with him an even haughtier wife, both convinced that Germany was appointed by God to govern the world.
Our young lady returned to us saucier and more passionate, and haughtier than ever.