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EtymologyEdit

From hoity-toity +‎ -ly.

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK, US) IPA(key): /ˌhɔɪ.tiˈtɔɪ.tɪ.li/
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AdverbEdit

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

  1. In a pompous or snobbish manner.
    • 2001, Helen Fielding, Bridget Jones's Diary: A Novel‎, page 36:
      "It's none of your business," I said hoity-toitily.

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