hoity-toity

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EtymologyEdit

From the archaic verb hoit (to play the fool; to behave thoughtlessly and frivolously)

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hoity-toity (comparative more hoity-toity, superlative most hoity-toity)

  1. Pompous, self-important and snobbish.

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Last modified on 11 April 2014, at 02:21