Definitions

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  • adv. In a haughty manner. With excessive or undeserved pride.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In a haughty manner; arrogantly.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Highly; loftily.
  • In a haughty manner; proudly; arrogantly.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. in a haughty manner

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Examples

  • Well, Tish dismissed Hannah haughtily from the room, and the conversation went on.

    Tish

  • “That’s exactly what I’m going to do,” he called haughtily over his shoulder.

    The Ex Games

  • She tapped her umbrella on the setts, calling haughtily for way, and way miraculously appeared.

    At Swim, Two Boys

  • " And he looked at me kind of haughtily and said, "Naturally, I never tried it.

    Fierce Invalids Home From Hot Climates

  • after allowing Memorial to be submitted for the TSEP by her publisher, Faber & Faber: "I'm uncomfortable about the fact that Aurum Funds, an investment company which exclusively manages funds of hedge funds, is sponsoring the administration of the Eliot Prize; I think poetry should be questioning not endorsing such institutions and for that reason I'm withdrawing from the Eliot shortlist," the UK dame I shall neither promo nor name haughtily opined.

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  • We, "haughtily," are not obliged to BEG for friendship.

    The Rise of Roscoe Paine

  • "It is not an impression," haughtily; "I know it to be a fact."

    Kent Knowles: Quahaug

  • The 'haughtily' is completely unnecessary of course and is typical justin blowing things way out of proportion ....

    Joystiq

  • And, "haughtily," I do not care to discuss it here. "

    Cap'n Warren's Wards

  • This idea was haughtily rebuffed: the Russians refused to believe the tiny island nation would challenge a European power.

    JACK LONDON'S WAR

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