haughtily Definition

in a manner that shows excessive pride or arrogance.

Using haughtily: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "haughtily" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    She haughtily dismissed his offer.

  • Example

    He spoke haughtily to the waiter.

  • Example

    She looked at me haughtily and walked away.

haughtily Synonyms and Antonyms

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Summary: haughtily in Brief

The adverb 'haughtily' [ˈhɔːtɪli] describes a manner of behavior that is excessively proud or arrogant. It is often used to describe someone who dismisses others or speaks down to them, as in 'She haughtily dismissed his offer.' 'Haughtily' is an antonym of 'humbly' and 'modestly,' and synonyms include 'arrogantly,' 'proudly,' and 'snobbishly.'