hifalutin

adjective

hi·​fa·​lu·​tin

less common spelling of highfalutin

1
: pretentious, fancy
highfalutin people
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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“Hifalutin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hifalutin. Accessed 20 Feb. 2024.

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