Open Dictionary
mouse here to listen, click to choose/add more
Location: USA
Source: Learn That Word
Profile URL:

Are you a native English speaker? How do you pronounce this word?

Thank you for contributing!
upload mp3 file or record now it's easy, promised!

{%type%} Definitions

WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Very tall or high. Also: Noble in feeling or high in ideals.

Usage examples (38)
  • Dream lofty dreams, and as you dream, so shall you become.
  • Now, now, you needn't hesitate at taking what I call a lofty salary, for it always was my way to pay down handsome.
  • She had not shown any astonishment at what she called my lofty intellect; she had always believed in it; she had praised it unreasonably.
  • "I don't mean what you mean," said Oswald in lofty scorn. for more
Tutoring comment

Tutoring comment not yet available...

add more
The Open Dictionary of English is a collaborative project, based on Open Source materials, LearnThat resources, and partner APIs.
We give special thanks to our LearnThat volunteers, as well as Princeton University and Wiktionary for their Open Source word data. We're also grateful for the support given by Google,,, and YouTube,,,,, as well as the generous Creative Commons community.