Haugh"ty, a. [Compar. Haughtier (?); superl. Haughtiest.] [OE. hautein, F. hautain, fr. haut high, OF. also halt, fr. L. altus. See Altitude.]

1.

High; lofty; bold.

[Obs. or Archaic]

To measure the most haughty mountain's height. Spenser.

Equal unto this haughty enterprise. Spenser

2.

Disdainfully or contemptuously proud; arrogant; overbearing.

A woman of a haughty and imperious nature. Clarendon.

3.

Indicating haughtiness; as, a haughty carriage

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Satan, with vast and haughty strides advanced, Came towering. Milton.

 

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