HAUGHTY in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of HAUGHTY
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haughty
 a.  high; lofty; bold; arrogant; overbearing
Classic Sentence: (70 in 5 pages)
1  The people said: "There is a rich man who has not a haughty air."
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER III—SUMS DEPOSITED WITH LAFFITTE
2  He was stoical, serious, austere; a melancholy dreamer, humble and haughty, like fanatics.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER V—VAGUE FLASHES ON THE HORIZON
3  Erect, haughty, brilliant, he flaunted abroad in open day the superhuman bestiality of a ferocious archangel.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER III—JAVERT SATISFIED
4  The curious thing is the haughty, superior, and compassionate airs which this groping philosophy assumes towards the philosophy which beholds God.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER VI—THE ABSOLUTE GOODNESS OF PRAYER
5  One day, a haughty cook, a cordon bleu, of the lofty race of porters, presented herself.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER V—BASQUE AND NICOLETTE
6  s the society was superior, taste was exquisite and haughty, under the cover of a great show of politeness.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER III—REQUIESCANT
7  He had an affable and haughty air, and a mouth which was always smiling, since it did not shut.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XVI—HOW FROM A BROTHER ONE BECOMES A FATHER
8  Or they uttered haughty comments.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XXI—THE HEROES
9  The grandfather, haughty, with head held high, amalgamating more than ever in his toilet and his manners all the elegances of the epoch of Barras, escorted Cosette.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER II—JEAN VALJEAN STILL WEARS HIS ARM IN A SLING
10  The center of the most animated group was a Musketeer of great height and haughty countenance, dressed in a costume so peculiar as to attract general attention.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 2 THE ANTECHAMBER OF M. DE TREVILLE
11  At this word APOLOGIES, a cloud passed over the brow of Athos, a haughty smile curled the lip of Porthos, and a negative sign was the reply of Aramis.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 5 THE KING'S MUSKETEERS AND THE CARDINAL'S GUARDS
12  D'Artagnan observed, on the bench nearest to the pillar against which Porthos leaned, a sort of ripe beauty, rather yellow and rather dry, but erect and haughty under her black hood.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 29 HUNTING FOR THE EQUIPMENTS
13  He opened his mouth to reply, but with a haughty gesture the cardinal dismissed him.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 40 A TERRIBLE VISION
14  All that the heart of a woman could contain of haughty contempt and disdainful words, I poured out upon this man.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 56 CAPTIVITY: THE FIFTH DAY
15  Her pale lashless eyes looked directly and uncompromisingly upon the world and her thin lips were ever set in haughty tightness.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLI
Example Sentence:
1  "Indeed, mama, but you can -- and will," pronounced the haughty voice of Blanche, as she turned round on the piano-stool.
2  I was called smug and haughty for simply not following this personal soap opera.
3  "Indeed, mama, " pronounced the haughty voice of Blanche, as she turned round on the piano-stool; where till now she had sat silent, apparently examining sundry sheets of music.
4  When she realized that Darcy believed himself too good to dance with his inferiors, Elizabeth took great offense at his haughtiness.