HAUGHTY, a. hau'ty. [from haught.]1. Proud and disdainful; having a high opinion of one's self, with some contempt for others; lofty and arrogant; supercilious. His wife was a woman of a haughty and imperious nature. A haughty spirit goeth before a fall. Prov.16.2. Proceeding from excessive pride, or pride mingled with contempt; manifesting pride and disdain; as a haughty air or walk.3. Proud and imperious; as a haughty nation.4. Lofty; bold; of high hazard; as a haughty enterprise.