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haughty

haugh·ty

haughty

 
 
pronunciation:
haw ti
part of speech: adjective
inflections: haughtier, haughtiest
definition: proud in a manner that shows disdain for others; arrogant.
The haughty headwaiter's job seemed to be to make diners feel like bumpkins.
synonyms:
arrogant, hoity-toity, proud, smug, uppity
antonyms:
humble
similar words:
cavalier, complacent, insolent, lofty, self-important, self-satisfied, snooty, supercilious, superior
derivations: haughtily (adv.), haughtiness (n.)