haughty definition

  • adjective:
    • Scornfully and condescendingly proud. See Synonyms at pleased.
    • Conveying in demeanour the presumption of superiority; disdainful, supercilious.
    • High; lofty; bold.
    • Disdainfully or contemptuously pleased; conceited; overbearing.
    • Indicating haughtiness.
    • having or showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of those one views as unworthy
  • others:
    • High; elevated: identical to haut, 1.
    • Lofty; strong; daring.
    • Proud and disdainful; experiencing more advanced than others; lofty and conceited in feeling or manner; supercilious.
    • Proceeding from exorbitant pride, or pride mingled with contempt; manifesting a feeling of superiority: since, a haughty environment or stroll; a haughty tone.

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