hifalutin

adjective hi·fa·lu·tin

less common spelling of

  1. 1 :  pretentious, fancy highfalutin people

  2. 2 :  expressed in or marked by the use of language that is elaborated or heightened by artificial or empty means :  pompous giving a highfalutin speech


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