Definition of Haughtily

1. Adverb. In a haughty manner. "He peered haughtily down his nose"

Partainyms: Haughty



Definition of Haughtily

1. adv. In a haughty manner; arrogantly.

Definition of Haughtily

1. Adverb. In a haughty manner. With excessive or undeserved pride. ¹

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Definition of Haughtily

1. [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Haughtily

hauchecornite
hauchs
hauckite
haud
hauding
hauds
haue
hauerite
hauf
haufs
haugh
haughs
haught
haughtier
haughtiest
haughtily (current term)
haughtiness
haughtinesses
haughty
hauing
haul
haul away
haul down
haul somebody over the coals
haul up
haulage

Literary usage of Haughtily

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1. Lectures, Illustrated and Embellished with Views of the World's Famous by John Lawson Stoddard (1898)
"Its Heroism is like a mediaeval castle, still haughtily defiant of the wintry storms. Its Romance is the ivy, which covers the historic ruin with a mantle ..."

2. The History of Modern Europe: With an Account of the Decline and Fall of the by William Russell (1802)
"But Maria-Theresa, elated with her unexpected success, and rendered confident by the support of so powerful an ally as the king of Great-Britain, haughtily ..."

3. Commentaries on the Epistles of Paul to the Galatians and Ephesians by Jean Calvin, William Pringle (1841)
"... spurious Jerusalem, twin sister of Hagar ; who were therefore slaves born of a slave, though they haughtily boasted that they were the sons of Abraham. ..."

4. The Works of William Robertson: To which is Prefixed an Account of His Life by William Robertson (1851)
"... and when the master of his household inquired in what manner he would choose to live, he haughtily replied, " As becomes a great prince. ..."

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