Definition of Hauteur

1. Noun. Overbearing pride evidenced by a superior manner toward inferiors.




Definition of Hauteur

1. n. Haughty manner or spirit; haughtiness; pride; arrogance.

Definition of Hauteur

1. Noun. haughtiness or arrogance; loftiness ¹

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Definition of Hauteur

1. haughty manner or spirit [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hauteur

haustrum
haustus
haut
haut gout
hautbois
hautboy
hautboyist
hautboyists
hautboys
haute
haute couture
haute cuisine
haute culture
hautein
hautest
hauteur (current term)
hauteurs
hautpas
hauyne
hauynes
hauynite
hauynites
havable
havan
havans
havarti
havartis
havdalah
havdalahs

Literary usage of Hauteur

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1. The Dictionary of National Biography by Sidney Lee (1908)
"... for using the expression' take a drive,' she treated him ' with an hauteur to which he would not again expose himself (Fifty Years' Recollections, iii. ..."

2. Proceedings by International Congress of Americanists (1878)
"hauteur: 9, 3. Les trois bustes 36, 37 et 38 rappellent, par la position qu'occupent les bras, les figurines en métal décrites ci-dessus. ..."

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