adjective, haugh·ti·er, haugh·ti·est.
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Origin of haughty
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OTHER WORDS FROM haughtyhaugh·ti·ly, adverbhaugh·ti·ness, nouno·ver·haugh·ti·ly, adverbo·ver·haugh·ty, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for haughty
While he puts a good deal of blame on the former president, who, he writes, “could come off as lecturing and haughty,” Boehner also recognizes that he was often not in the best negotiating position.
Pride goeth before destruction, and an haughty spirit before a fall.Why the World’s Armies Don’t Want U.S. Tech Anymore|Bill Sweetman|July 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But haughty talk may not dissuade Italians from following their former leader.
But these are not times when we need to be uplifted and showered with haughty rhetoric.
They have to rebut his lies, and they have to do it without sounding bitter or afraid or superior or haughty.Michael Tomasky on Paul Ryan’s Convention Speech and His Web of Lies|Michael Tomasky|August 30, 2012|DAILY BEAST
And not the least haughty or intimidating or acerbic, but helpful, constructive, and conscientious.Putting Words in Gore Vidal’s Mouth—a Copywriter Recalls the 1982 Senate Campaign|Robert Chandler|August 6, 2012|DAILY BEAST
But at the instant I caught a sight of my counterfeit presentment in a shop window, and veiled my haughty crest.God and my Neighbour|Robert Blatchford
A flash of surprise and pleasure lit the fine eyes of the haughty beauty perched up there on the palace wall.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
Under the long lashes of low lids a pair of eyes black and insolent set off the haughty lines of her scarlet lips.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
He passed them by, and haughty tenor and swaggering basso again took heart of grace.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol|William J. Locke
This haughty Countess, by the way, has always had a great fascination for me, because she looks like a woman who "has a history."Music-Study in Germany|Amy Fay