adjective, haughtier, haughtiest.
disdainfully proud; snobbish; scornfully arrogant; supercilious: haughty aristocrats; a haughty salesclerk.
Archaic. lofty or noble; exalted.

1520–30; obsolete haught (spelling variant of late Middle English haute < Middle French < Latin altus high, with h- < Germanic; compare Old High German hok high) + -y1

haughtily, adverb
haughtiness, noun
overhaughtily, adverb
overhaughtiness, noun
overhaughty, adjective

1. lordly, disdainful, contemptuous. See proud.

1. humble, unpretentious, unassuming.
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haughty (ˈhɔːtɪ)
adj , -tier, -tiest
1.  having or showing arrogance
2.  archaic noble or exalted
[C16: from Old French haut, literally: lofty, from Latin altus high]

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Word Origin & History

1530 (spelling changed on model of caught, etc.), from M.E. haute "high in one's own estimation" (1430), with adj. suffix, from O.Fr. haut "high," from L. altus, with initial h- by infl. of Frank. hoh.
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Example sentences
Arrogant, haughty, and believing that you are self-righteous.
Next to the palm tree, three haughty girls with pocket mirrors gossip as they
  reapply their makeup.
Her husky voice and somewhat haughty tone contrast with her writing, which is
  intimate, reflective and inviting.
The haughty bird could not stand the sight of what had become of its home.
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