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used in The Great Gatsby

4 uses
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arrogant or condescending (acting superior or self-important)
  • Mr. Sloane didn't enter into the conversation, but lounged back haughtily in his chair;
    p. 102.5
haughtily = in a superior or self-important manner
  • Throwing a regal homecoming glance around the neighborhood, Mrs. Wilson gathered up her dog and her other purchases, and went haughtily in.
    p. 28.9
  • haughtily = in a superior or self-important manner
  • The bored haughty face that she turned to the world concealed something — most affectations conceal something eventually, even though they don't in the beginning — and one day I found what it was.
    p. 57.5
  • haughty = superior or self-important
  • I laughed aloud as the yolks of their eyeballs rolled toward us in haughty rivalry.
    p. 69.2
haughty = self-important
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