haughtily haughtily  /ˈhɔ tɪ li/


  • (adv) in a haughty manner


  1. Although personal money often isn't enough--ask Steve Forbes--it was in this case, partly because Florio was still widely unpopular for having haughtily raised taxes in 1990.
  2. Swiftly he picks his way among the possibilities; haughtily he sidesteps the traps.
  3. But polo, the world's toniest contact sport, remained haughtily and expensively cloistered.


  • Predictable race card disappoints

    I was disappointed, but not surprised by Mr. Lowry’s “response” to my recent letter. Instead of discussing the issues, Mr. Lowry took the low road and inappropriately played the race card. Fortunately, I heard from several members of the black community who agreed with me that the actions of the NAACP were not only hypocritical, but divisive. Mr. Lowry, you may haughtily think you “won,” but if ...
    on September 18, 2013     Source: The Fayette Citizen


  • "The inspectors of Brussels haughtily making remarks about the fundamentals of the Republic of Turkey have strained the already tense environment even more. The European Union, which has questioned Turkey's quality as a nation state and its unitary...
    on May 13, 2008 By: Devlet Bahceli Source: Today's Zaman

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