adjective, loft·i·er, loft·i·est.
SYNONYMS FOR lofty
Examples from the Web for loftily
They loftily asked those who watched The Real Housewives of New York City what was with the leg toss.‘The Real Housewives of New York City’ Loses a Leg in Sixth-Season Finale|Tim Teeman|July 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
While Washington wrote from inside the experience of the freed slaves, DuBois observes them loftily from above.
It may just be the case that high-end Vancouver real estate is loftily suspended, awaiting such a nasty correction.Vancouver Real-Estate Market Unlikely Victim of China Slowdown|Vikram Mansharamani|November 12, 2012|DAILY BEAST
He presents a manic mix of politics and religion, loftily billed as “the fusion of entertainment and enlightenment.”
"I think we'd better drop the subject, Sophia," said Julia loftily.
“Of course I must live like a gentleman, Sir,” said Jack loftily.Clare Avery|Emily Sarah Holt
Of course, I said, loftily, I understood Mrs. Massingbyrd intended to interfere!
Mr. Aiken responded, correctively and loftily: "Yes, my dear fellow, on the stage and in novels."A Likely Story|William De Morgan
“I am too unwell to argue with you, ladies,” said Mrs Thorne loftily.The New Mistress|George Manville Fenn