Word of the Day: Hauteur

Hauteur

Say It: \hˈtər, (h)ō-\

Part of Speech: noun

Definition (as defined by Merriam-Webster): haughtiness of manner; disdainful pride.

Used in a Sentence (aka How I Found It): “There’s a certain amount of family hauteur there.” The Private Patient by P.D. James

Origin: French, first used in 1628

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