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English definition of “highfalutin”


adjective     /ˌhaɪ.fəˈluː.tɪn/ US  /-t̬ɪn/ informal
trying to seem very important or serious, but without having a good reason for doing so and looking silly as a resultShowing arrogance and conceitConfidence and self-assuranceBoasting
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