or high·fa·lu·tin', hi·fa·lu·tin, hi·fa·lu·tin'
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It’s like, I only get to make the highfalutin’ Rainer Maria Rilke references so long as I’m also making references to Homestar Runner.How Gideon the Ninth author Tamsyn Muir queers the space opera|Constance Grady|February 5, 2021|Vox
Are you one of those highfalutin tipplers who will only drink single-malt?
Initially, we're meant to identify with Hart, who objects whenever Cohle's highfalutin Satre-isms get out of hand.‘True Detective’ Review: You Have to Watch HBO’s Revolutionary Crime Classic|Andrew Romano|January 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He hated anything that was highfalutin, and he had a BS detector—his phrase again—that was unmatched in the business.
That phrase is maybe too highfalutin, but it's too famous to dispense with.
Beyond Human Nature succeeds by delivering serious arguments that challenge the reader without seeming dense or highfalutin.In Defense of Nurture: Jesse Prinz’s ‘Beyond Human Nature’|Robert Herritt|November 23, 2012|DAILY BEAST
He's the only one of these fellows I've tackled who didn't tell me a lot of highfalutin rot they wanted put into the article.A Hoosier Chronicle|Meredith Nicholson
He hated the "highfalutin" bearing of these "furriners," who carried their chins aloft like masters of creation.The Code of the Mountains|Charles Neville Buck
"An' you, Em, look more highfalutin' than a peacock," he replied.The Emerald City of Oz|L. Frank Baum
Often he alluded to the opening for an American magazine, "not quite so highfalutin as the Atlantic nor so popular as Harper's."Marse Henry (Vol. 1)|Henry Watterson
I stuck to my colors—that's a highfalutin way of putting it—and I've got to pay the penalty.Nell, of Shorne Mills|Charles Garvice