[haw-tee] /ˈhɔ ti/
adjective, haughtier, haughtiest.
disdainfully proud; snobbish; scornfully arrogant; supercilious:
haughty aristocrats; a haughty salesclerk.
Archaic. lofty or noble; exalted.
adjective -tier, -tiest
having or showing arrogance
(archaic) noble or exalted
1520s, an extension of haught (q.v.) “high in one’s own estimation” by addition of -y (2) on model of might/mighty, naught/naughty, etc. Middle English also had hautif in this sense (mid-15c., from Old French hautif). Related: Haughtily.
/ˈhɔːxɪ; Irish ˈhʌhiː/ noun 1. Charles James. 1925–2006, Irish politician; leader of the Fianna Fáil party; prime minister of the Republic of Ireland (1979–81; 1982; 1987–92)
- Have a crack at something
verb phrase (Variations: go or rip or ripple or shot or whack may replace crack) To make an attempt at something; have atry: He said he wasn’t sure he could, but he’d have a crack at it (1836+)
- Have a crush on
see: have a case on
- Have a crush on someone
verb phrase To be infatuated or enchanted with someone, esp to be secretly in love with someone older and more worldly than oneself (1913+)