Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
Lizet Elaine
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Word of the Day 07/08/16 Hoity-Toity

Hoity-Toity (adjective, noun)
hoity-toity [hoi-tee-toi-tee]


adjective
1. assuming airs; pretentious; haughty.
2. giddy; flighty.

noun
3. giddy behavior.



Origin: 1660-70; rhyming compound based on hoit to romp, riot (now obsolete)

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