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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Haughty, arrogant, prideful.

Usage examples (5)
  • His backside happened to be to the donkey-rather too close to the donkey for the donkey's liking-and at that exact, fastuous instant, the ungrateful creature lashed out...
  • Northallerton or old, married schoolfellows from other northern or midland towns coming to partake of her fastuous hospitality.
  • The King of Saxony had paid a visit to Brussels in the late autumn of 1914 and had invited this Colonel of his Army to a fastuous banquet given at the Palace Hotel.
  • Barrow uses both 'fastuous' and 'fastuously.' for more
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