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English definition of “haughty”


adjective uk   /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
adverb uk   /-tɪ.li/ us    /_t̬ɪ.li/
Showing arrogance and conceitConfidence and self-assuranceBoasting
noun [U] uk   /-nəs/ us  
Saddening, shocking and upsetting
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