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Definition of "hifalutin" [hi•fa•lu•tin]

  • Informal Variant of highfalutin. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "hifalutin" in a sentence
  • ""I guess that's what they call hifalutin," said Sunbeam; "now do tell it right.""
  • "In the comments section, he quotes another blogger who found our use of the term "hifalutin" and said that it detracted from his enjoyment of the book."
  • "In his acceptance speech before mine, Mango Comics publisher Zach Yonzon referred to Siglo as "hifalutin", in the context of his book even being nominated (it was a compliment)."
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