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HOITY-TOITY

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does hoity-toity mean? 

HOITY-TOITY (adjective)
  The adjective HOITY-TOITY has 1 sense:

1. affectedly genteel

  Familiarity information: HOITY-TOITY used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


HOITY-TOITY (adjective)


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Meaning:

Affectedly genteel

Synonyms:

hifalutin; highfalutin; highfaluting; hoity-toity; la-di-da; grandiose

Similar:

pretentious (making claim to or creating an appearance of (often undeserved) importance or distinction)


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