hoity-toitily

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From hoity-toity +‎ -ly.

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hoity-toitily (comparative more hoity-toitily, superlative most hoity-toitily)

  1. In a pompous or snobbish manner.
    • 2001, Helen Fielding, Bridget Jones's Diary: A Novel‎, page 36
      "It's none of your business," I said hoity-toitily.

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