Translation of "lofty" - English-Spanish dictionary


adjective uk /ˈlɒf.ti/ us /ˈlɑːf.ti/

formal high


formal Lofty ideas, etc. are of a high moral standard. being of a high moral standard

noble, elevado
lofty sentiments/ideals

disapproving If you have a lofty way of behaving or talking, etc., you act as if you think you are better than other people.

altivo, altanero
a lofty attitude/air/tone
loftily adverb uk /ˈlɒf.təl.i/ us /ˈlɑːf.təl.i/ disapproving
loftiness noun [ no plural ] uk /ˈlɒf.ti.nəs/ us /ˈlɑːf.ti.nəs/

(Translation of “lofty” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)