AskDefine | Define haughtiness

Dictionary Definition

haughtiness n : overbearing pride evidenced by a superior manner toward inferiors [syn: arrogance, hauteur, highhandedness, lordliness]

User Contributed Dictionary



  1. The state or property of being haughty; arrogance, snobbery.

Usage notes

  • The plural form is rare in modern works.
Privacy Policy, About Us, Terms and Conditions, Contact Us
Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1.2
Material from Wikipedia, Wiktionary, Dict
Valid HTML 4.01 Strict, Valid CSS Level 2.1