His message resonated with wealthy industrialists, high-toned educators, and even presidents.
Mr. Robinson dismissed them with counsels which breathed a pure and high-toned wisdom.
You've turned down a high-toned gentleman like Tom—and you done it for what?
The high-toned Mexican gentleman bowed elaborately and shrugged deprecatingly.
Both Mahone and Early are high-toned gentlemen, and they will do nothing rash.
The high-toned and classy place showed few customers present.
Where are all these high-toned English girls coming from, Jack?
The latter was a man of character, with lofty principles, while his living brother was far from being a high-toned person.
The life of a teacher in those days was not the high-toned one of to-day.
This is a high-toned town, by Jinks, and the boys won't stand it.
Very refined and genteel; aloof and superior; tony: Look at the high-tony bum
[1888+; the term had meant ''excellent, superior'' by 1855]