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adjective     /ˈhɔː.ti/ US  /ˈhɑː.t̬i/ disapproving
unfriendly and seeming to consider yourself better than other people: She has a rather haughty manner.Showing arrogance and conceitConfidence and self-assuranceBoasting haughtily     /-tɪ.li/ US  /_t̬ɪ.li/ adverb Showing arrogance and conceitConfidence and self-assuranceBoasting haughtiness     /-nəs/ noun [U] Saddening, shocking and upsetting
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