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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

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

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

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

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

Edinburgh used to be a haughty city.
Alexander McCall Smith
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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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