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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

haugh•tyˈhɔ ti(adj.)-ti•er, -ti•est.

  1. disdainfully proud; snobbish; arrogant.

  2. Archaic. lofty or noble; exalted.

Origin of haughty:

1520–30; obs. haught (sp. var. of late ME haut < MF: high < L altus, with h- < Gmc; cf. OHG hohhigh ) + -y1

haugh′ti•ness(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. arrogance, haughtiness, hauteur, high-handedness, lordliness(noun)

    overbearing pride evidenced by a superior manner toward inferiors

Wiktionary

  1. haughtiness(Noun)

    The state or property of being haughty; arrogance, snobbery.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Haughtiness(noun)

    the quality of being haughty; disdain; arrogance


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