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Date: 1500-1600
Origin: haught 'haughty' (15-19 centuries), from French haut 'high'

haughty

adjective
     
haugh‧ty
behaving in a proud unfriendly way [↪ stuck up]:
a haughty laugh
haughtily adverb
haughtiness noun [uncountable]

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