Meaning of “highfalutin” in the English Dictionary

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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)

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