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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.
haughtily
adverb uk   /-tɪ.li/  us   /_t̬ɪ.li/
haughtiness
noun [U] uk   us   /-nəs/
Translations of “haughty”
in Arabic مُتَغَطرِس…
in Korean 거만한…
in Malaysian sombong, angkuh…
in French hautain…
in Turkish mağrur, kibirli, tepeden bakan…
in Italian altezzoso…
in Chinese (Traditional) 不友好的,傲慢的…
in Russian высокомерный, надменный…
in Polish wyniosły…
in Vietnamese cao ngạo…
in Spanish altanero, arrogante, engreído…
in Portuguese altivo, arrogante…
in Thai ซึ่งทระนง…
in German hochmütig…
in Catalan arrogant…
in Japanese 高慢な, 傲(ごう)慢な…
in Indonesian angkuh…
in Chinese (Simplified) 不友好的,傲慢的…
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