Definition of High-toned

1. Adjective. Pretentiously elegant. "A high-toned restaurant"

Exact synonyms: High-class
Similar to: Elegant



Definition of High-toned

1. Adjective. Having a pretentious, high-class attitude ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of High-toned

high-spirited
high-spiritedness
high-stepped
high-stepping
high-sticked
high-sticking
high-stomached
high-strung
high-sudsing
high-tail
high-tech
high-tension
high-test
high-ticket(a)
high-toned (current term)
high-top
high-topped
high-up
high-velocity
high-vitamin diet
high-voltage
high-warp loom
high-water mark
high-wire walker
high-yield bond
high/low
high C
high Fowler's
high altar

Literary usage of High-toned

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1. Speeches, Correspondence and Political Papers of Carl Schurz by Carl Schurz (1913)
"What a blessing a good, strong, searching but high-toned opposition would be to Cleveland's Administration and to the cause of good government! ..."

2. A Biographical History of Lancaster County: Being a History of Early by Alexander Harris (1872)
"... deportment was high-toned and manly; and never complained, nor allowed any one to trifle with his ministerial character." HIBSHMAN, HENRY, was elected a ..."

3. A Woman's Story of Pioneer Illinois by Christiana Holmes Tillson (1919)
"I regret that I have not the power within me to give a more high-toned record, but as that gift is not, and the subject not a soul-inspiring one, ..."

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