haut

haute

[oht]
adjective
1.
high-class or high-toned; fancy: an haute restaurant that attracts a monied crowd.
2.
high; elevated; upper.
Also, haut [oh; especially before a vowel oht] .


Origin:
1780–90; generalized from haute couture, haute cuisine, etc.; < French, feminine of haut literally, high; see haughty

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