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Meaning of HIGHFALUTIN

Pronunciation:  `hIfu'lootn

 
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 Definition: 
[adj]  affectedly genteel
 

HIGHFALUTIN is a 11 letter word that starts with H.

 

 Synonyms: grandiose, hifalutin, highfaluting, hoity-toity, la-di-da, pretentious
 

 

 

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 Related Terms: affected, ambitious, arrogant, aureate, bedizened, big, big-sounding, bombastic, classy, condescending, convoluted, declamatory, domineering, elevated, euphuistic, extravagant, fancy, flamboyant, flaming, flashy, flaunting, florid, flossy, flowery, fulsome, fustian, garish, gassy, gaudy, Gongoresque, grandiloquent, grandiose, grandisonant, haughty, high, highfaluting, high-faluting, high-flowing, high-flown, high-flying, high-headed, high-minded, high-nosed, high-sounding, high-swelling, high-toned, hoity-toity, inflated, inkhorn, Johnsonian, labyrinthine, lexiphanic, lexiphanicism, lofty, lurid, magniloquent, meretricious, oratorical, orotund, ostentatious, overbearing, overdone, overelaborate, overinvolved, overwrought, patronizing, pedantic, pompous, pretentious, proud, purse-proud, rant, rhapsody, rhetoric, rhetorical, rodomontade, sensational, sensationalistic, sententious, showy, sonorous, stilted, stuck-up, superior, swollen, tall, tony, toplofty, tortuous, uppish, uppity, upstage, vaunting, windy
 

 

 

 

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