noun \h-ˈtər, (h)ō-\

Definition of HAUTEUR

Examples of HAUTEUR

  1. <she looked at him with the hauteur of someone who is accustomed to being instantly obeyed>

Origin of HAUTEUR

French, from haut high — more at haughty
First Known Use: circa 1628


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