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Meaning of HIGHFALUTING

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  affectedly genteel
 

HIGHFALUTING is a 12 letter word that starts with H.

 

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

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\High`fa*lu"ting\, n. [Perh. a corruption of
highflighting.]
High-flown, bombastic language. [Written also {hifalutin}.]
[Jocular, U. S.] --Lowell.



 

 

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