toplofty
[ top-lawf-tee, -lof- ]
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Part of Speech adjective
Origin + Etymology
1815-25; English First recorded in 1815–25; top + lofty
Synonyms
  • aloof
  • arrogant
  • averse
  • contemptuous
  • derisive
  • haughty
  • unsympathetic
Antonyms
  • humble
  • sympathetic
  • meek
  • shy
  • esteemable
  • respectful
Definition
condescending; haughty
Example
A) Her toplofty style of writing was surprisingly positively received by her audience. B) She didn't appreciate his toplofty attitude and decided to leave the date early.
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