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high-falutin'

also highfalutin, 1848, U.S. slang, possibly from high-flying, or flown, or even flute.

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Related Words for high-falutin'

splashy, flamboyant, bombastic, noble, imposing, magnificent, pretentious, monumental, showy, ambitious, grand, pompous, lofty, affected, august, cosmic, egotistic, fustian, high-flown, impressive