\ ˈōt How to pronounce haute (audio) \
variants: or less commonly haut \ ˈōt How to pronounce haute (audio) , ˈō \

Definition of haute

: fashionable, high-class haute interior decorators a store filled with haute kitsch

Examples of haute in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Located on East 64th Street, the six-story Manhattan mansion spans 14,175 square feet, with some 17 rooms spread throughout its haute interiors. Demetrius Simms, Robb Report, 2 May 2022 West Palm Beach is setting the table for a slew of new restaurants in the already haute-hot downtown area. Rod Stafford Hagwood, Sun Sentinel, 22 Apr. 2022 The singer and fashion mogul has been out and about in bold fashion, proving that moms-to-be can still be haute. Lisa Respers France, CNN, 15 Mar. 2022 These discussions can admittedly get very haute Brooklyn, but gay performers, so adept at working the margins to which they have historically been consigned, have ample reason for skepticism. Mark Harris, New York Times, 25 Feb. 2022 Its one of the most acclaimed certifications in the world of haute horology. Demetrius Simms, Robb Report, 10 Feb. 2022 Beyond El Barrio, restaurants like the one at charming Rosas y Xocolate Boutique Hotel raise the bar on haute Yucatecan fare. Meagan Drillinger, Travel + Leisure, 29 Jan. 2022 The haute-cuisine Midtown of Lutèce and La Côte Basque is just a ghost now. New York Times, 26 Oct. 2021 Rick Owens is more than just a purveyor for haute gothic grunge fashion. Bianca Salonga, Forbes, 25 Oct. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of haute

1787, in the meaning defined above

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23 May 2022

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“Haute.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/haute. Accessed 24 May. 2022.

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