Definition of highfalutin adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    highfalutin

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//ˌhaɪfəˈlutn//
     
    (informal)
     
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  1. 1trying to be serious or important, but in a way that often appears silly and unnecessary synonym pretentious
  2. 2 highfalutin language
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