loftily adv

loftily adv
"It's where we store the hay," Tom said loftily.

English expressions. 2014.

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  • Loftily — Loft i*ly, adv. [From {Lofty}.] In a lofty manner or position; haughtily. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • loftily — adv. in a lofty manner; haughtily, arrogantly, proudly, conceitedly …   English contemporary dictionary

  • loft n — loftily adv …   English expressions

  • lofty — loftily, adv. loftiness, n. /lawf tee, lof /, adj., loftier, loftiest. 1. extending high in the air; of imposing height; towering: lofty mountains. 2. exalted in rank, dignity, or character; eminent. 3. elevated in style, tone, or sentiment, as… …   Universalium

  • lofty — loft|y [ˈlɔfti US ˈlo:] adj 1.) literary lofty mountains, buildings etc are very high and impressive ▪ He stayed at the ISH, from whose lofty heights he could see across New York. 2.) lofty ideas, beliefs, attitudes etc show high standards or… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • lofty — [lôf′tē, läf′tē] adj. loftier, loftiest 1. very high [a lofty peak in the Alps] 2. elevated; noble; sublime 3. haughty; arrogant loftily adv. loftiness n …   English World dictionary

  • lofty — adj. (loftier, loftiest) 1 literary (of things) of imposing height, towering, soaring (lofty heights). 2 consciously haughty, aloof, or dignified (lofty contempt). 3 exalted or noble; sublime (lofty ideals). Derivatives: loftily adv. loftiness n …   Useful english dictionary

  • lofty — [[t]lɒ̱fti, AM lɔ͟ːf [/t]] loftier, loftiest 1) ADJ GRADED: usu ADJ n A lofty ideal or ambition is noble, important, and admirable. It was a bank that started out with grand ideas and lofty ideals... Amid the chaos, he had lofty aims. 2) ADJ… …   English dictionary

  • Stately — State ly, adv. Majestically; loftily. Milton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • héalic — adj high, elevated, exalted, lofty, sublime; deep, profound, intense; lordly, noble, great, illustrious, distinguished, notable, excellent; proud, haughty; egregious, heinous; adv héaliclíce highly, aloft; in or to high position or rank, loftily; …   Old to modern English dictionary

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