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Definition of Haughty


  1. High; lofty; bold.
  2. Disdainfully or contemptuously proud; arrogant; overbearing.
  3. Indicating haughtiness; as, a haughty carriage.

Haughty Quotations

Never be haughty to the humble or humble to the haughty.
Jefferson Davis

No architecture is so haughty as that which is simple.
John Ruskin

Old age, calm, expanded, broad with the haughty breadth of the universe, old age flowing free with the delicious near-by freedom of death.
Edith Wharton

General Howard informed me, in a haughty spirit, that he would give my people 30 days to go back home, collect all their stock, and move onto the reservation.
Chief Joseph

Regardless of the gender of the highest wage earner, the balance of power in the relationship will suffer if the higher earner uses control of the purse strings as a system of reward and punishment. It will also suffer if the lower earner takes a chippy, haughty attitude to spending money they haven't actually generated themselves.
Marian Keyes
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Haughty Translations

haughty in German is stolz
haughty in Italian is orgoglioso
haughty in Latin is celsus, superbus
haughty in Norwegian is hovmodig, overlegen
haughty in Spanish is orgulloso, altivo
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