What does haughty mean?

Definitions for haughty
ˈhɔ tihaughty

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. disdainful, haughty, imperious, lordly, overbearing, prideful, sniffy, supercilious, swaggering(adj)

    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

Wiktionary

  1. haughty(Adjective)

    Conveying in demeanour the assumption of superiority; disdainful, supercilious.

  2. Origin: From earlier hauty, haultic, with spelling change in imitation of naughty and high, from hautein, hautain (with -ein, -ain becoming -y through the form hautenesse standing for *; see haughtiness), from haute, from haut, from * and altus. More at high, old.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Haughty

    high; lofty; bold

  2. Haughty

    disdainfully or contemptuously proud; arrogant; overbearing

  3. Haughty

    indicating haughtiness; as, a haughty carriage

  4. Origin: [OE. hautein, F. hautain, fr. haut high, OF. also halt, fr. L. altus. See Altitude.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Haughty

    haw′ti, adj. proud: arrogant: contemptuous: (arch.) bold: (Spens.) high—Shakespeare has Haught.—adv. Haught′ily.—n. Haught′iness. [O. Fr. halt, haut, high—L. altus, high.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of haughty in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of haughty in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of haughty in a Sentence

  1. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    For a haughty man, all roads lead to arrogance!

  2. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    All the roads of the haughty man lead to arrogance!

  3. Jefferson Davis:

    Never be haughty to the humble never be humble to the haughty.

  4. Jefferson Davis:

    Never be haughty to the humble; never be humble to the haughty.

  5. Homer:

    Do thou restrain the haughty spirit in thy breast, for better far is gentle courtesy.

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