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Definition of Toplofty
1. haughty [adj -LOFTIER, -LOFTIEST] - See also: haughty
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Literary usage of Toplofty
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Hot Pot: Or, Miscellaneous Papers by Francis Francis (1880)
"... with Mr. toplofty and a friend on Tuesday, as the Marquis won't shoot 'em no more this season, and I knows of three or four cock in Little -shoots, ..."
2. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern by Charles Dudley Warner, Hamilton Wright Mabie, Lucia Isabella Gilbert Runkle, George H Warner (1902)
"Moreover, Moliere was natural in his histrionic method; and the custom of the day required that tragedy should be interpreted in toplofty fashion. ..."
3. The Bookman (1918)
"... is due — before and beyond all other causes — to a monstrous schism between the toplofty idealism of the state and the burrowing realism of business. ..."