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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Affectedly genteel.

Usage examples (32)
  • "'Character' is almost too highfalutin a word sometimes," coach Gregg Popovich says.
  • Jessica was what he called "highfalutin" enough to fit her evident station in life, so he made no comment.
  • "One minnit ridin 'in the buggy' longside er Mars Spite, en de nex 'highfalutin' 'roun' playin 'de queen er spades.
  • It was -- he didn't have the highfalutin rhetoric. for more
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