[hoi-tee-toi-tee] /ˈhɔɪ tiˈtɔɪ ti/
assuming airs; pretentious; haughty.
(informal) arrogant or haughty: we have had enough of her hoity-toity manner
also hoity toity, 1660s, “riotous behavior,” from earlier highty tighty “frolicsome, flighty,” perhaps an alteration and reduplication of dialectal hoyting “acting the hoyden, romping” (1590s), see hoyden. Sense of “haughty” first recorded late 1800s, probably on similarity of sound.
Snobbishly exclusive; haughty; uppish; snooty: in the hoity-toitiest of Fifth Avenue shops/ Will he go all hoity-toity on us? (1668+)
(also highty-tighty): Highty tighty! What a debil of a rage (1695+)
[fr earlier highty-tighty, ”peremptory, quarrelsome,” perhaps related to the notion of being high in the sense of ”superior”]
/ˈhɒkɑː/ noun (pl) hoka 1. (NZ) another name for red cod
[hoh-yoh] /ˈhoʊ yoʊ/ noun 1. a member of a powerful family in Japan that ruled as regents in the name of the shoguns during the period 1203–1333.
[hoh-kuh n] /ˈhoʊ kən/ noun 1. a proposed genetic grouping of American Indian languages comprising otherwise unclassified language families and isolates of California, the U.S. Southwest, and Mexico, including Yana, Pomo, Chumash, and Yuman.
[hohk] /hoʊk/ verb (used with object), hoked, hoking. 1. to alter or manipulate so as to give a deceptively or superficially improved quality or value (usually followed by up): a political speech hoked up with phony statistics. noun 2. . /həʊk/ verb 1. (transitive) usually foll by up. to overplay (a part, etc) often hoke […]