adverb see lofty

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Loftily — Loft i*ly, adv. [From {Lofty}.] In a lofty manner or position; haughtily. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • loftily — lofty ► ADJECTIVE (loftier, loftiest) 1) of imposing height. 2) noble; elevated. 3) haughty and aloof. 4) (of wool and other textiles) thick and resilient. DERIVATIVES loftily adverb lofti …   English terms dictionary

  • loftily — adverb in a lofty manner she bore herself loftily • Derived from adjective: ↑lofty …   Useful english dictionary

  • loftily — See lofty. * * * …   Universalium

  • loftily — adverb a) In a lofty manner. b) With affectation of grandness …   Wiktionary

  • loftily — Synonyms and related words: Olympianly, aloofly, arrogantly, bombastically, condescendingly, contemptuously, contumeliously, disdainfully, flatulently, grandiloquently, grandiosely, grandly, gravely, haughtily, imperiously, imposingly,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • loftily — adv. in a lofty manner; haughtily, arrogantly, proudly, conceitedly …   English contemporary dictionary

  • loftily — loft·i·ly …   English syllables

  • loftily — See: lofty …   English dictionary

  • loftily adv — It s where we store the hay, Tom said loftily …   English expressions

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