hoity-toity definition

  • adjective:
    • Pretentiously self-important; pompous.
    • Given to frivolity or silliness.
    • Pompous, self-important and snobbish.
    • Thoughtless; giddy; flighty; also, haughty; patronizing; ; utilized additionally as an exclamation, denoting surprise or disapprobation, with some degree of contempt.
    • affectedly genteel
  • others:
    • An exclamation denoting shock or disapprobation, with some amount of contempt: equal to pshaw.
    • Elated; giddy; flighty; petulant; huffy: since, he could be in hoity-toity spirits.

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