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[hahy-tee-tahy-tee] /ˈhaɪ tiˈtaɪ ti/
adjective, noun Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • highty-tighty, says I, who's Mrs. Bertram that she should look down on us in this fashion?

    The Honorable Miss L. T. Meade
  • And she's helpful about the house for such a young cretur, and she's not a bit forth-putting or highty-tighty.

    A Little Country Girl Susan Coolidge
  • Patty's kind o' flighty, isn't she, and cracked on the men, although you wouldn't think it from her highty-tighty manner.

    Concerning Sally William John Hopkins
  • And now you see what she is—hands off, highty-tighty, high and mighty, an empress couldn't be grander.

  • But I guess ther won't be no dancin' nor highty-tighty dewin's.

  • It's 'nough to make one's blood run cold to see the highty-tighty airs that woman puts on.

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