See also: häute and Häute

EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old French. See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

AdjectiveEdit

haute (comparative more haute, superlative most haute)

  1. Obsolete form of haut, haught (high; haughty).

Etymology 2Edit

From French, extracted from terms such as haute cuisine and haute couture.

PronunciationEdit

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AdjectiveEdit

haute (comparative more haute, superlative most haute)

  1. high (especially in terms of fashion, cookery or anything considered to be typically French)
    • 1977 May, Jim Atkinson, “The Wizard of Oz (Ret.)”, in Texas Monthly, page 116, column 2:
      Monessons’s Oz, of course, was the ultimate new concept in Dallas dining: an exclusive, members-only restaurant/disco serving only the finest haute cuisine, wine, and liquor at very haute prices.
    • 2003, Norman Rush, “So, My Boy, Now You Have Him”, in Mortals, Vintage International, published July 2004, →ISBN, page 228:
      In sum, the subject’s paternal family was of very haute black bourgeoisie origins, upper civil service, in Antigua.
    • 2018 February 21, Jessica Iredale, “Moschino RTW Fall 2018”, in Women’s Wear Daily[1]:
      Scott shared backstage pre-show, stopping to issue the disclaimer that these theories already exist and live online. But he editorialized a bit in the name of fashion. “I take it one step further and ask, ‘Was Jackie an alien? Was she an android? How did she endure the pain and grieving of the assassination? All the ridicule about her being such a haute, snotty Bouvier too good to be an American icon? How did she do that if she was actually human?’”
    • 2020 November 24, Baya Simons, “Goodbye, normal jeans: hello haute denim”, in Financial Times[2]:
      Goodbye, normal jeans: hello haute denim / Sculpted, sophisticated, celebrity endorsed – these collaborations are giving denim a high-end spin [] Haute denim isn’t new, of course, but this season’s offering is different: a cache of fashion houses have sought out partnerships with traditional denim brands, combining an eye for design with decades of technical know-how. [] Whether it’s perking up your officewear or bringing some 2000s cool to your party look, haute denim is a good investment.
    • 2020 December 19, Ming Liu, “Taiwanese jeweller Cindy Chao has a taste for haute luxury and hot sauce”, in Financial Times[3]:
      Taiwanese jeweller Cindy Chao has a taste for haute luxury and hot sauce
Related termsEdit

BasqueEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): (Southern) /au̯te/, [au̯.t̪e̞]
  • IPA(key): (Northern) /hau̯te/, [ɦau̯.t̪e̞]

VerbEdit

haute

  1. Third-person plural (haiek), taking informal second-person singular (hi) as direct object, present indicative form of izan.

Usage notesEdit

Linguistically, this verb form can be seen as belonging to the reconstructed citation form edun instead of izan.


FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

haute

  1. feminine singular of haut

GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

haute

  1. inflection of hauen:
    1. first/third-person singular preterite
    2. first/third-person singular subjunctive II

NormanEdit

AdjectiveEdit

haute

  1. feminine singular of haut