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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 hoi·ty-toi·ty /ˌhɔɪtiˈtɔɪti, ˌhaɪtiˈtaɪti/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Hoi·ty-toi·ty a.  Thoughtless; giddy; flighty; also, haughty; patronizing; as, to be in hoity-toity spirits, or to assume hoity-toity airs; used also as an exclamation, denoting surprise or disapprobation, with some degree of contempt.
    Hoity-toity! What have I to do with dreams?   --Congreve.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 hoity-toity
      adj : affectedly genteel [syn: grandiose, hifalutin, highfalutin,
             highfaluting, la-di-da]