- Word Combinations (adjective)
|part of speech:
||proud in a manner that shows disdain for others; arrogant.
The haughty headwaiter's job seemed to be to make diners feel like bumpkins.
- arrogant, hoity-toity, proud, smug, uppity
- similar words:
- cavalier, complacent, insolent, lofty, self-important, self-satisfied, snooty, supercilious, superior
||big, clannish, contemptuous, pretentious
||haughtily (adv.), haughtiness (n.)