Definition of Loftily

1. Adverb. In a lofty manner. "She bore herself loftily"

Partainyms: Lofty



Definition of Loftily

1. adv. In a lofty manner or position; haughtily.

Definition of Loftily

1. Adverb. In a lofty manner. ¹

2. Adverb. With affectation of grandness. ¹

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Definition of Loftily

1. in a lofty manner [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Loftily

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lofendazam
lofentanil
lofepramine
loff
loft
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lofted
lofted drive
lofter
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lofthead
loftheads
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loftiest
loftily (current term)
loftiness
loftinesses
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log
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log-log paper
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log boat
log cabin
log cabins

Literary usage of Loftily

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1. The Works of Rufus Choate: With a Memoir of His Life by Rufus Choate, Samuel Gilman Brown (1862)
"Some of you, more loftily, hold that one way of appointing to the office, or one way of limiting the tenure, is a little more or less monarchical, ..."

2. A Critical Pronouncing Dictionary, and Expositor of the English Language ...by John Walker by John Walker (1810)
"... 'lè.ad.loftily,grandly Sublimity,sub-bUm'é-tè.s.heightof place, rise, Sec. excellence, loftiness of style Sublingual, ..."

3. The History of Herodotus by Herodotus (1824)
"... and fixes to a long pole, and erects it on the top of his house, and for the most part, over the chimney"; they say that these, thus loftily situated, ..."

4. The Sunday Magazine by Thomas Guthrie, William Garden Blaikie, Benjamin Waugh (1873)
"Men are different to women," Milly answered loftily. Page 85. " I think I'ma very old woman to you," Hatty observed, as it seemed inconsequently. ..."

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