haughtiest haughtiest

Definition(s):

  • (adj) having or showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of those one views as unworthy

Usage(s):

  1. Edouard Bourdet is director of the Thtre Franais, better known as the Comdie Francaise, which is the haughtiest and most famous theatre in the world.
  2. Four centuries ago, subequatorial Salvador was the capital of all Brazil and the haughtiest, gaudiest citadel of Portuguese wealth and power in the New World.
  3. Perhaps this is one reason why CBS, best and haughtiest of the news organizations, has gone to its sports division to find the new head of CBS News, Van Gordon Sauter, 46.

News

  • Ted Cruz Faux libuster Includes Nazi Reference Because Ted Cruz

    The world's haughtiest person , Texas senator Ted Cruz, has been speaking on the Senate floor in opposition to Obamacare since 2:42 p.m., and plans to continue doing so, he claims, "until I am no longer able to stand.” It sounds like a filibuster, but it's not.
    on September 25, 2013     Source: New York Magazine

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