Higher thought

Higher thought

. See New thought, below.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]




adj. Affectedly genteel; pretentious; haughty; snobbish.
[Written also hifalutin.]
Syn. -- grandiose, hifalutin, hoity-toity, la-di-da.
[WordNet 1.5]




(?), n. [Perh. a corruption of highflighting.] High-flown, bombastic language.
[Written also hifalutin.]
[Jocular, U. S.] Lowell.
[1913 Webster]


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