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From 1430 Middle English haute (self-important) with a spelling change in 1530 to follow the pattern of caught, < Old French haut, hault (high, lofty) < Patrono:Frk[[Category:Patrono:Frk derivations|Haughty]] [[hoh#Patrono:Frk|hauh, hōh]] (high, lofty, proud) and Latin altus (high, deep). More at high.

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Haughty (comparative haughtier, superlative haughtiest)
  1. (rare, US, Canadian) Conveying in demeanour the assumption of superiority; disdainful, supercilious.

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Possibly due to the similar sounding (and utterly different in meaning) hottie, haughty has become rare in North America at least.

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