haughty adj : having or showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of those one views as unworthy; "some economists are disdainful of their colleagues in other social disciplines"; "haughty aristocrats"; "his lordly manners were offensive"; "walked with a prideful swagger"; "very sniffy about breaches of etiquette"; "his mother eyed my clothes with a supercilious air"; "shaggy supercilious camels"; "a more swaggering mood than usual"- W.L.Shirer [syn: disdainful, lordly, prideful, sniffy, supercilious, swaggering] [also: haughtiest, haughtier]
- Rhymes: -ɔːti
HMS Haughty was a Hardy class destroyer which served with the Royal Navy. She was launched by William Doxford & Sons in 1895, served in home waters and sold in 1912.
- The British Destroyer by Captain T.D. Manning. Putnam and Co. 1961
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