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Wordnet 3.0

ADJECTIVE (1)

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


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Hifalutin \Hi`fa*lu"tin\, n. See Highfaluting. [1913 Webster] hifi
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

highfalutin \highfalutin\ highfaluting \highfaluting\ highfalutin' \highfalutin'\adj. Affectedly genteel; pretentious; haughty; snobbish. [Written also hifalutin.] [informal] Syn: grandiose, hifalutin, hoity-toity, la-di-da. [WordNet 1.5] highfalutin
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

highfalutin \high`fa*lu"tin\, highfaluting \high`fa*lu"ting\, n. [Perh. a corruption of highflighting.] High-flown, bombastic language. [Written also hifalutin.] [Jocular, U. S.] --Lowell. [1913 Webster]




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