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"Hoity-toity," said the waiter, and he left off throwing the sand.
SYBILBENJAMIN DISRAELI
"Hoity-toity," said the old gentleman, turning round in some surprise, and even dismay when he caught sight of her face.
Sir Thomas did offer to help him, but he was perhaps a little hoity-toity, giving himself airs.
AYALA'S ANGELANTHONY TROLLOPE
Lucille's haughty and fiery temper could hardly brook this hoity-toity assumption of authority.
"Toity, ye chaw," says de mug behind de fence, reaching fer de convincer.
BOWERY LIFECHUCK CONNORS
Lor' bless ye, my son; you talks wonnerful hoity-toity; but in my country they would clap ye into a cage.
THE THREE MULLA-MULGARSWALTER DE LA MARE
The Smith boy appears to be a very nice young fellow, and remarkably sensible for a young person in this hoity-toity age.
MARY-'GUSTAJOSEPH C. LINCOLN
"Hoity, toity," said the motorist, without any sign of shame.
THE BURGLARS' CLUBHENRY A. HERING
She's none of your hoity-toity characters, one thing one day and another the next, so you never know where you stand with them.
THE GENTLE ART OF COOKING WIVESELIZABETH STRONG WORTHINGTON
I know the girl for a sly, scheming, hoity-toity flirt, but to think that she'd act so low like!
THE LONG CHANCEPETER B. KYNE

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