Webster 1913 Edition
hauthigh, OF. also
halt, fr. L.
High; lofty; bold.
[Obs. or Archaic]
To measure the most
Equal unto this
Disdainfully or contemptuously proud; arrogant; overbearing.
A woman of a
haughtyand imperious nature.
Satan, with vast and
Webster 1828 Edition
1.Proud and disdainful; having a high opinion of one's self, with some contempt for others; lofty and arrogant; supercilious.
His wife was a woman of a haughty and imperious nature.
A haughty spirit goeth before a fall. Prov.16.
2.Proceeding from excessive pride, or pride mingled with contempt; manifesting pride and disdain; as a haughty air or walk.
3.Proud and imperious; as a haughty nation.
4.Lofty; bold; of high hazard; as a haughty enterprise.