adjective, noun

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Examples from the Web for highty-tighty

Historical Examples of highty-tighty

  • Highty-tighty, says I, who's Mrs. Bertram that she should look down on us in this fashion?

  • 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.