highfalutin Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"highfalutin" in British English

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highfalutinadjective

informal (US also hifalutin) uk   /ˌhaɪ.fəˈluː.tɪn/  us   /-t̬ɪn/
trying to ​seem very ​important or ​serious, but without having a good ​reason for doing so and ​lookingsilly as a ​result
(Definition of highfalutin from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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highfalutinadjective

(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
(Definition of highfalutin from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “highfalutin”
in Chinese (Simplified) 浮夸的, 装模作样的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 浮誇的, 裝模作樣的…
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