Origin of hoity-toity
Words nearby hoity-toity
How to use hoity-toity in a sentence
Called by the hoity toity term of nasal insufflation, this method was used by some in Asia till a few hundred years ago.Powdered Measles Vaccine Could Be Huge for Developing World|Kent Sepkowitz|December 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“She is stunningly brilliant and knows how to articulate complex genius without any hoity toitiness,” Sarah says about Susan.Sarah and Susan Silverman: Comedian and Rabbi are Perfect Sisters|Kevin Fallon|March 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Unlike hoity-toity displays of pedigree fluff, the Average Joe Cat Show is a celebration of middling felines.The Cat's Meow: Top 10 Destinations for Feline Fanatics|Lonely Planet|December 20, 2013|DAILY BEAST
How did the most American of retailers get mixed up with a hoity-toity Parisian boutique?
"Hoity-toity," said the waiter, and he left off throwing the sand.Sybil|Benjamin Disraeli
"Hoity-toity," said the old gentleman, turning round in some surprise, and even dismay when he caught sight of her face.How It All Came Round|L. T. Meade
Sir Thomas did offer to help him, but he was perhaps a little hoity-toity, giving himself airs.Ayala's Angel|Anthony Trollope
Lucille's haughty and fiery temper could hardly brook this hoity-toity assumption of authority.
"Toity, ye chaw," says de mug behind de fence, reaching fer de convincer.Bowery Life|Chuck Connors