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See definition of haughtily on Dictionary.com
  • as inarrogantly
  • as inegotistically
  • as inproudly

synonyms for haughtily

  • insolently
  • loftily
  • superciliously
  • with one's nose in the air
  • selfishly
  • airily
  • arrogantly
  • boastfully
  • conceitedly
  • loftily
  • ostentatiously
  • pretentiously
  • self-importantly
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How to use haughtily in a sentence

“But this is not a case of attending a patient, Baron,” said David Arden, a little haughtily.
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
He turned to Miller, and said haughtily in his imperfect English, “Did you see the cheat, you?”
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
The host hastily poured whiskey-and-soda lest he should look haughtily expectant.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
He drew himself up rather haughtily in reply to one question, and glanced uneasily at the girl.
THE AMAZING INTERLUDEMARY ROBERTS RINEHART
The same amount of pride which makes a man treat haughtily his inferiors, makes him cringe servilely to those above him.
THE 'CHARACTERS' OF JEAN DE LA BRUYREJEAN DE LA BRUYRE
The Spaniard had drawn himself up haughtily; there was fire in his eye, half a threat in his voice.
GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
Then the old gardener came, and of course I walked away, very haughtily, as became a daughter of the house.
FIFTY CONTEMPORARY ONE-ACT PLAYSVARIOUS
They had expected, as freshmen, to be quite haughtily ignored by the seniors and juniors.
RUTH FIELDING AT COLLEGEALICE B. EMERSON
When offered, it was haughtily declined under the applause of Bismarck and his friends.
GREAT MEN AND FAMOUS WOMEN. VOL. 4 OF 8VARIOUS
The young officer looked haughtily at the nearest peons and demanded in Spanish, "Do you know me?"
THE FLAMING MOUNTAINHAROLD LELAND GOODWIN
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WORDS RELATED TO HAUGHTILY

  • haughtily
  • insolently
  • loftily
  • superciliously
  • with one's nose in the air
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.