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highfalutin

adjective 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 looking silly as a result
Translations of “highfalutin”
in Chinese (Traditional) 浮誇的, 裝模作樣的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 浮夸的, 装模作样的…
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