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Dictionary entry overview: What does haughty mean?
• HAUGHTY (adjective)
The adjective HAUGHTY has 1 sense:
1. having or showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of those one views as unworthy
Familiarity information: HAUGHTY used as an adjective is very rare.
Dictionary entry details
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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
proud (feeling self-respect or pleasure in something by which you measure your self-worth; or being a reason for pride)
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