haughty

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英语[编辑]

词源[编辑]

源自早期形式hautyhaultic,仿照英語 naughty英語 high调整了拼写,源自中古英語 hauteinhautain-ein-ain经由代表*hauteinnesse的词形hautenesse变为了-y,参见haughtiness),源自中古英語 haute (高傲的),源自古法語 hauthault (高耸的),源自古法蘭克語 *hauh*hōh (高耸的;自傲的)拉丁語 altus (高的,深的)。详见highold

发音[编辑]

  • (正统英式(RP)通用美式) IPA(幫助)/ˈhɔːti/
  • 文檔
  • (有cot-caught兼并的方言加拿大) IPA(幫助)/ˈhɑti/
  • 韻部:-ɔːti
  • 同音词hottie (在cot-caught兼并的口音)

形容词[编辑]

haughty比較級 haughtier最高級 haughtiest

  1. 高傲的,不屑的,高高在上的,目中无人
    • 1922, Michael Arlen, “3/1/1”, in “Piracy”: A Romantic Chronicle of These Days[1]:
      How meek and shrunken did that haughty Tarmac become as it slunk by the wide circle of asphalt of the yellow sort, that was loosely strewn before the great iron gates of Lady Hall as a forerunner of the consideration that awaited the guests of Rupert, Earl of Kare, []
      (請為本引文添加中文翻譯)

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参考资料[编辑]

  • haughty” in the Online Etymology Dictionary, Douglas Harper, 2001