Usage examples for haughty

  1. John gazed at him in haughty silence. – John March, Southerner by George W. Cable
  2. He looked over his books a few minutes and then tried to make some sort of an explanation in a half- haughty kind of a way. – Tales of the Road by Charles N. Crewdson
  3. Most of them realized how hard that confession had been for so haughty a girl, and except for her own manner, many would have shown her marked affection. – Dorothy at Oak Knowe by Evelyn Raymond
  4. A little overcome by the old German officer's haughty manner and set speech, Major Jimmie only murmured that he would be very glad of course to permit his American newspapers to be read, if Colonel Liedermann and his son did not feel that they would too greatly resent the American point of view. – The Red Cross Girls with Pershing to Victory by Margaret Vandercook
  5. Then, after a slight, distinctly haughty nod to Sir Marmaduke and to Editha, she turned and walked silently out of the room. – The Nest of the Sparrowhawk by Baroness Orczy
  6. " I beg to differ with you," returned the cat, in a haughty tone. – The Patchwork Girl of Oz by L. Frank Baum
  7. In an instant the child's countenance changed completely, and he was wonderfully like his father; the same firm glance, the same proud toss of the head, the same haughty brow. – The Golden Age in Transylvania by Mór Jókai
  8. But now he did think of Fulkerson, and with some shame and confusion; for he remembered how, when Dryfoos had last approached him there on the business of his connection with 'Every Other Week, ' he had been very haughty with him, and told him that he did not know him in this connection. – A Hazard of New Fortunes, Part Fifth by William Dean Howells
  9. I am tired, she sighed and all her haughty manner returned, let the old woman show me to my room. – Okewood of the Secret Service by Valentine Williams
  10. The old man made a haughty gesture of impatience. – The World For Sale, Complete by Gilbert Parker Last Updated: March 14, 2009
  11. They were both very stately and beautiful young women, with a haughty bearing which made me imagine that they were filled with a sense of their own importance. – Wanderings Among South Sea Savages And in Borneo and the Philippines by H. Wilfrid Walker
  12. These are the spoils of a haughty king, the first- fruits won from him; my hands have set Mezentius here. – The Aeneid of Virgil by Virgil
  13. A dark, haughty, ladylike girl, clad in rustling black silk, stood up and faced the door as they entered. – Caught in a Trap by John C. Hutcheson
  14. Very likely Fanny had been disagreeable and haughty in her manner. – An Alabaster Box by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman and Florence Morse Kingsley
  15. But what is a haughty stare to do in the face of a broad grin? – Lifted Masks Stories by Susan Glaspell
  16. A sash over her shoulder converts a little maiden of the third grade into a haughty princess. – Literature in the Elementary School by Porter Lander MacClintock
  17. Very cold and haughty. – Vendetta A Story of One Forgotten by Marie Corelli
  18. They are simple people; they are neither haughty nor cruel; they will give us their benediction; we will marry; and in time, I am sure, we will soften my father. – Marie by Alexander Pushkin
  19. She replied in very haughty words, and I walked away, saying that I had something better to do than argue with a woman of her character at that hour of the evening. – The Hand of Ethelberta by Thomas Hardy
  20. They will be sure to get haughty and hurt some freshie's feelings before their picnic is over. – Marjorie Dean, College Sophomore by Pauline Lester