hoity-toity


hoity-toity
/hoy"tee toy"tee/, adj.
1. assuming airs; pretentious; haughty.
2. giddy; flighty.
n.
3. giddy behavior.
[1660-70; rhyming compound based on hoit to romp, riot (now obs.)]

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Universalium. 2010.