Hoity-toity

Definition of Hoity-toity

Hoi´ty-toi`ty
a.1.Thoughtless; giddy; flighty; also, haughty; patronizing; as, to be in hoity-toity spirits, or to assume hoity-toity airs; used also as an exclamation, denoting surprise or disapprobation, with some degree of contempt.
Hoity-toity! What have I to do with dreams?
- Congreve.

Related Words

grandiose, hifalutin, highfalutin, highfaluting, la-di-da, pretentious
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