adjective see toplofty

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • toploftical — ˈtä|plȯftə̇kəl adjective Etymology: probably from top loft + ical : toplofty a pedantic … toploftical jargon Marguerite Wilkinson …   Useful english dictionary

  • toploftical — adjective Haughty, hoity toity, superior …   Wiktionary

  • toploftical — top·loft·ical …   English syllables

  • toplofty — also toploftical adjective Etymology: probably from the phrase top loft Date: 1823 very superior in air or attitude • toploftily adverb • toploftiness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • toplofty — toploftily, adv. toploftiness, n. /top lawf tee, lof /, adj. condescending; haughty. Also, toploftical. [1815 25; TOP1 + LOFTY] * * * …   Universalium

  • arrogant — Synonyms and related words: absolute, absolutist, absolutistic, affected, arbitrary, aristocratic, artificial, assuming, assured, audacious, authoritarian, authoritative, autocratic, big, bloated, boastful, bold, bossy, brash, brassy, brazen,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • clannish — Synonyms and related words: arrogant, cliquey, cliquish, contemptuous, contumelious, disdainful, elect, ethnic, ethnocentric, exclusive, family, genetic, gentile, gentilic, haughty, lineal, national, phyletic, phylogenetic, racial, scornful,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • cliquish — Synonyms and related words: arrogant, clannish, cliquey, contemptuous, contumelious, disdainful, elect, ethnocentric, exclusive, haughty, scornful, select, selective, sneering, sniffy, snobbish, snobby, snooty, snotty, supercilious, toploftical,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • contemptuous — Synonyms and related words: abjuratory, abusive, arrogant, audacious, back biting, belittling, biggety, bitchy, blackening, blameful, bluff, bold, brash, brassy, brazen, bumptious, calumniatory, calumnious, catty, cavalier, censorious,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • contumelious — Synonyms and related words: Rabelaisian, abusive, arrogant, atrocious, audacious, back biting, backhand, backhanded, belittling, bitchy, blasphemous, bold, brazen, bumptious, calumniatory, calumnious, catty, cavalier, censorious, clannish,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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