haugh·ty /ˈhɔti, ˈhɑ-/
Haugh·ty a. [Compar. Haughtier superl. Haughtiest.]
1. High; lofty; bold. [Obs. or Archaic]
To measure the most haughty mountain's height. --Spenser.
Equal unto this haughty enterprise. --Spenser.
2. Disdainfully or contemptuously proud; arrogant; overbearing.
A woman of a haughty and imperious nature. --Clarendon.
3. Indicating haughtiness; as, a haughty carriage.
Satan, with vast and haughty strides advanced,
Came towering. --Milton.
adj : having or showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of
those one views as unworthy; "some economists are
disdainful of their colleagues in other social
disciplines"; "haughty aristocrats"; "his lordly
manners were offensive"; "walked with a prideful
swagger"; "very sniffy about breaches of etiquette";
"his mother eyed my clothes with a supercilious air";
"shaggy supercilious camels"; "a more swaggering mood
than usual"- W.L.Shirer [syn: disdainful, lordly, prideful,
sniffy, supercilious, swaggering]
[also: haughtiest, haughtier]