haughtily


haughtily
haughty ADJECTIVE (haughtier, haughtiest) arrogantly superior and disdainful.
DERIVATIVES haughtily adverb haughtiness noun.
ORIGIN Old French hault 'high' from Latin altus.

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  • Haughtily — Haugh ti*ly (h[add] t[i^]*l[y^]), adv. [From {Haughty}.] In a haughty manner; arrogantly. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • haughtily — adverb In a haughty manner. With excessive or undeserved pride. He haughtily demanded the best table, even though people looked and wondered who he was …   Wiktionary

  • haughtily — adv. Haughtily is used with these verbs: ↑reply, ↑sniff …   Collocations dictionary

  • haughtily — adverb in a haughty manner (Freq. 1) he peered haughtily down his nose • Derived from adjective: ↑haughty …   Useful english dictionary

  • haughtily — adverb see haughty …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • haughtily — See haughty. * * * …   Universalium

  • haughtily — adv. arrogantly, snobbishly, disdainfully …   English contemporary dictionary

  • haughtily — haugh·ti·ly …   English syllables

  • haughtily — See: haughty …   English dictionary

  • haughty — haughtily, adv. haughtiness, n. /haw tee/, adj., haughtier, haughtiest. 1. disdainfully proud; snobbish; scornfully arrogant; supercilious: haughty aristocrats; a haughty salesclerk. 2. Archaic. lofty or noble; exalted. [1520 30; obs. haught (sp …   Universalium