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highfalutin

adjective (also hifalutin)  us   /ˌhɑɪ·fəˈlu·tən/ infml
trying to seem very important or serious without having a good reason for doing so; pretentious : highfalutin language
Translations of “highfalutin”
in Chinese (Traditional) 浮誇的, 裝模作樣的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 浮夸的, 装模作样的…
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