having high principles; dignified.
having or aspiring to good taste, high standards, or refinement:
He writes for a high-toned literary review.
affectedly stylish or genteel.
having a superior social, moral, or intellectual quality
high in tone
1779 of musical pitch, 1807 of morality, from high (adj.) + tone.
Very refined and genteel; aloof and superior; tony: Look at the high-tony bum
[1888+; the term had meant ”excellent, superior” by 1855]
adjective 1. denoting a sneaker that covers the ankle. noun, Usually, high-tops 2. high-top sneakers.
noun 1. treason against the sovereign or state. noun 1. an act of treason directly affecting a sovereign or state
[hahyt] /haɪt/ noun 1. . [hahyt] /haɪt/ noun 1. extent or distance upward: The balloon stopped rising at a height of 500 feet. 2. distance upward from a given level to a fixed point: the height from the ground to the first floor; the height of an animal at the shoulder. 3. the distance between […]
[hahy-tee-tahy-tee] /ˈhaɪ tiˈtaɪ ti/ adjective, noun 1. .