Stilty Stilt"y, a. Unreasonably elevated; pompous; stilted; as, a stilty style. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • stilty — adjective a) pompous Down there on the stage Furtado twizzled her shiny jet ringlets around her tiny digits and wobbled off stage in her stilty white stilettos. b) uneven, as if walking on stilts …   Wiktionary

  • stilty — ˈstiltē adjective ( er/ est) 1. : suggestive of stilts 2. : stilted …   Useful english dictionary

  • stilted — a. Pompous, swelling, inflated, bombastic, turgid, pretentious, grandiloquent, high flowing, high sounding, fustian, stilty, tumid, highflown, grandiose …   New dictionary of synonyms

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