Definition of Toplofty

1. Adjective. Self-important, haughty. ¹



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Definition of Toplofty

1. haughty [adj -LOFTIER, -LOFTIEST] - See also: haughty

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Toplofty

toplight
toplights
topline
toplined
topliner
topliners
toplines
toplining
toploading
toploftical
toploftier
toploftiest
toploftily
toploftiness
toploftinesses
toplofty (current term)
topmaker
topmakers
topman
topmast
topmasts
topmen
topminnow
topminnows
topmost
topness
topnotch
topnotcher
topnotchers
topo

Literary usage of Toplofty

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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. ..."

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