high-toned definition

  • adjective:
    • Intellectually, morally, or socially exceptional.
    • Informal Pretentiously elegant or trendy: a high-toned restaurant.
    • Having a pretentious, high-class mindset
    • High in tone or sound.
    • Elevated; high-principled; honorable.
    • pretentious, pompous.
    • pretentiously elegant
  • others:
    • High in pitch: as, a high-toned tool.
    • Having high axioms; dignified; self-respecting: as, a high-toned character.
    • trendy; eye-catching; pretentious.

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