hoity-toity


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characterized by an exaggerated show of dignity or self-importance

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Other examples include dillydally, hoity-toity, mishmash, palsy-walsy and razzle-dazzle.
All of a sudden Hearts are the hoity-toity neighbours sorting out all their recycling containers on the street while grubby Celtic are cramming black bags down to get the wheelie-bin lid shut.
Once inside and surrounded by its burnished wood and raw brick decor, warm leathers and vintage quirk - an antique rocking horse, stacked '50s travel cases, model steam trains - any sense of the hoity-toity completely melted away.
No, it's not time for one of those hoity-toity golf tournaments played at courses that 99% of us can't afford to even see, much less play.
We loved the idea of disguising an earthy occupation with hoity-toity language, and would promptly root for Colin the ventilation visibility engineer to "get lucky" with Sandra on their trip to Las Vegas.
Oooh, I'm sorry I'm not so hoity-toity," The New York Daily News quoted Palin as saying in a faux-British accent on Fox News Channel on Thursday night.
Nothing wrong with hoity-toity hunts, but it's a fact you'll never feel as good about a show-up-and-shoot elite hunt as you will doing it yourself anyhow.
of Toronto), one in which people eat common food and disdain the hoity-toity, and one portraying economic and cultural elites using food as a source of status and distinction.
In the interests not only of the present, but also of future generations, let's move beyond hoity-toity morality.
That's a perfect description for us," Frem said, "an oasis; a spa without the hoity-toity attitude.
Rather than the narrow-minded, reactionary, jingoistic and selfish tendencies that Thatcherism championed, and rather than the hoity-toity notions of prim and proper Britain in all its repressed formalities or even the martial excellence of Britain in war and colonial conquest, it is however the Atlee governmentAAEs introduction of the welfare state, which for me truly puts the great in Great Britain.
And these aren't hoity-toity types; these are blue-collar types, folks who wear Levis and T-shirts from the 1998 Harvest Day Regatta.
He is truly a rebel in many ways and a "revolutionary" in terms of the typical stereotypes of many of the hoity-toity and stiff-necked organists on the scene today.