Haughty appears in the following tongue twister:
- I thought the haughty Professor Tortoise taught ontology, but the naughty Tortoise taught us tautology.
(by Dachlan Cartwright)
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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the adjective haughty:
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Definition of the adjective haughty
What does haughty mean as an attribute of a noun?
Haughty is one of the top 1000 most common adjectives in the English language.
adjective - degrees: more haughty / haughtier | most haughty / haughtiest
- having or showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of those one views as unworthy
Alternative definition of the adjective haughty
- Conveying in demeanour the assumption of superiority; disdainful, supercilious.
Definition of the adjective haughty for high school students
- disdainfully proud
- example: The superstar's haughty dismissal of her costars will backfire on her someday.
The adjective haughty is considered to be a word that all college-aspiring students should know and understand, so it frequently appears on the SAT, ACT and other college admissions tests.
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by Robert Pemberton (F.R.S.L.)
Haughty is an adjective. Haughtier is an adjective. Haughtiest is an adjective.
Mongolian-English Dictionary (2013)
by Ferdinand D Lessing
Arrogant, haughty. -- taryky. To become haughty or arrogant; to become angry. OMUI, 2.
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Arrogance , a haughty Air or Mien. (– Bygning) a superb, stately Building. (blive –) to grow haughty or proud. [ly &c. Stolt, adv. proudly, haughtiStolthed, Pride, Arrogance, Haughtiness, Loftiness, Presumption. Stoltsere, to strut, to make ...
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A haughty person hates mankind. Oji. Haughtiness heedeth not instruction. St. Hilary. Haughtiness is a mockery of greatness. Jouy. Haughtiness displeases God, and is offensive to man. Canute. Where haughtiness dwells, ignorance is a near ...
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- "DOES HAUGHTY GUAL INVASION THREAT"
Inside the display area of the Auld Acquaintance Cairn at Gretna Green are three plaques with verses of poetry supporting the union side in the upcoming independence referendum in Scotland. This fine example from Robert Burns was of course written against the threat of a French Invasion but it clearly demonstrates where his view on the Union.
DOES HAUGHTY GAUL INVASION THREAT (Part)
O let us not, like snarling curs,
In wrangling be divided,
Till, slap! come in an unco loun,
And wi' a rung decide it!
Be Britain still to Britain true,
Amang ourselves united;
For never but by British hands
Maun British wrangs be righted!
No! never but by British hands
Shall British wrangs be righted!
Robert Burns 1759 - 1797.
Admin Note: any images of Scots poetry serving the Yes Campaign will be most welcome in the group.
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- Haughty Culture
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- Haughty Girl
At the Colombo National Art Gallery.
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- A haughty procession
They fairly stuck together!
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Scrabble value of H4A1U1G2H4T1Y4
The value of this 7-letter word is 17 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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