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- adj. proud; haughty; disdainful
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Proud; haughty; disdainful.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Proud; haughty.
His backside happened to be to the donkey-rather too close to the donkey for the donkey's liking-and at that exact, fastuous instant, the ungrateful creature lashed out with its hind legs, one of its hooves kicking thin air but the other dealing Switters's right stilt a blow that sent him flying.
The King of Saxony had paid a visit to Brussels in the late autumn of 1914 and had invited this Colonel of his Army to a fastuous banquet given at the Palace Hotel.
Northallerton or old, married schoolfellows from other northern or midland towns coming to partake of her fastuous hospitality.