Synonym of highfalutin

Alternative for highfalutin


affectedly genteel


Having an arrogant, self-important or pompous manner
pretentious pompous grandiose conceited affected arrogant haughty lofty ostentatious lordly snobbish boastful bragging bumptious cavalier chesty huffish huffy imperious important inflated overweening peremptory poncey posh presuming presumptuous prideful proud sniffy snippy stiff-necked supercilious superior toploftical toplofty uppish uppity windy boasting disdainful overbearing portentous puffy vain assumptive flaunting masterful swanky puffed up stuck-up fancy-pants high and mighty high-and-mighty hoity-toity la-di-da self-centred self-centered high-handed high-hat high-minded la-de-da self-asserting self-assertive hifalutin snooty patronizing condescending self-important egotistic cocky patronising egotistical smug snotty insolent vainglorious contemptuous overconfident toffee-nosed domineering scornful swaggering brash bossy audacious narcissistic snobby immodest pontifical self-opinionated aloof impudent bigheaded forward pushy self-satisfied opinionated egoistic egoistical swellheaded selfish bold self-conceited brazen hubristic magisterial blustering swollen-headed egocentric bloated cocksure confident self-affected self-promoting self-contented self-adulatory self-glorifying self-engrossed self-congratulatory assuming full of oneself self-confident stuck up autocratic impertinent cheeky dismissive elitist biggity big-headed biggety assured self-assured cool dictatorial sneering mocking brassy authoritarian saucy self-righteous self-serving contumelious know-it-all orgulous holier-than-thou blusterous indifferent rude scoffing pontificating sassy smarty cold-shoulder inconsiderate jumped up wise guy on an ego trip too big for your boots persnickety aristocratic sententious above oneself tyrannical stiff despotic nervy showy smart refined uncivil malapert schmaltzy chichi campy disrespectful officious highfaluting pert fresh pushful full of yourself on high horse high falutin' sure high-flown on your high horse too big for one's boots gone Hollywood too big for one's breeches putting on airs braggart bombastic self-loving braggy self-complacent self-pleased unreserved complacent self-flattering self-gratulatory self-dramatizing blustery self-applauding dominating extroverted extraverted uninhibited arbitrary offhand stuffy strutting vaunting elitist ranting oppressive highhanded ambitious loud obnoxious undemocratic heavy-handed curt casual fustian bullish willful rigid wilful inflexible anti-democratic repressive stagy unconcerned insouciant uninterested on one's high horse self-respecting high theatrical derisive commanding airy wiseguy standoffish honourable gracious honorable free familiar overbold unceremonious discourteous offensively self-assertive remote flip wise unabashed tony overfamiliar rash impolite ironhanded dominant abrupt brusque glib terse cursory perfunctory off ungracious pedantic unblushing boldfaced barefaced procacious pleased with yourself high falutin impetuous previous premature overhasty hasty foolhardy precipitate self-aggrandizing reserved distant detached disparaging slighting withering presumptive take-it-or-leave-it pococurante offish smart-alecky throwing one's weight about over-elaborate improper inappropriate shameless splendid exaggerated grand spectacular flatulent flowery magnificent overstated careless jeering abhorrent insulting full of contempt rejecting antipathetic contemning averse unsympathetic scouting despising repudiating mannered contrived artificial genteel precious turning up your nose at looking down your nose at lah-di-dah upper-class snot-nosed full of airs and graces over-refined assertive authoritative dogmatic tyrannous autocratical tyrannic consequential forceful brazen-faced bold-faced imperative doctrinaire brassbound arch puffed-up imperial harsh aggressive uncompromising potty ritzy pleased with oneself obstinate unyielding draconian offensive insistent severe adamant imposing prejudiced opinionative opinioned bigoted thrusting iron-handed exclusive obdurate intolerant dogmatical autarchic pigheaded loudmouth obtrusive pushing peacockish strict stubborn scathing strident self-regarding self-absorbed self-admiring belittling firm loudmouthed in love with oneself coercive biased absolute full of hot air controlling hotheaded impulsive impolitic emphatic thoughtless derisory regnant crowing totalitarian egomaniac positive hotshot iron-fisted summary heedless windbag certain illiberal untactful vivacious wisenheimer single-minded demeaning degrading derogative snide depreciative denigratory detractive derogatory decrying pejorative uncomplimentary depreciatory deprecatory denigrative abusive definite in-your-face bull-headed demanding sardonic dictative loud-mouthed throwing one's weight around defiant of fixed views hard opprobrious blatant think too highly of oneself think a lot of oneself sarcastic self-approving goody-goody have an excessively high opinion of oneself well pleased proud of oneself too big for one's britches puffed powerful cliquish masterly bullying disciplinarian silliness giddy dizzy flighty overproud selective self-obsessed decisive self-willed lording it stooping insufferable preponderant ascendant prevalent majestic regal august judicial stately dignified blowing one's own horn partisan self-opinioned driven priggish wrapped up in oneself la-dee-da complaisant blowhard sure of oneself insubordinate compulsatory obligatory mandatory exacting required compulsory indulgent overindulgent over-free relaxed highbrow discriminatory temerarious daredevil reckless madcap effervescent trashy headlong brazenfaced incautious bright maladroit brisk ill-mannered unmannerly swanking big-mouthed high-pressure enterprising fierce go-getting militant too big for your breeches swollen with pride on a high horse nose in the air riding for a fall overoptimistic Neronian cynical hypercritical tactless big of preconceived ideas exultant denigrating monocratic as bold as brass lacking civility bad mannered lippy sharp-elbowed clamorous crack-the-whip stern throwing weight around tolerant free-and-easy despicable malicious intrusive stuck on oneself compelling undeniable rigorous decided fixed stringent finished feisty think one is the cat's whiskers think one is God's gift think one is the cat's pyjamas downright unchallengeable entrenched narrow-minded unquestionable categorical unbending out-of-line breezy mannerless off-base pleased crude crass coarse jaunty unshrinking unembarrassed unashamed content absolutist small-minded flushed brass-necked spirited brag boast hot stuff conceity ham phony gall noisy blaring phoney fascistic fanatical one-sided unequivocal tenacious determined wrong-headed formal bullheaded prying protrusive nosey interfering busy meddling intruding meddlesome snoopy over-assertive nosy uncontrolled one-party unaccountable unconstitutional single-party gritty sure of yourself heading for a fall put down grating jarring taunting undiplomatic on ego trip ruthless tsarist czarist merciless bold as brass coming on strong not backwards in coming forwards smart aleck smart guy smarty pants piercing raucous go-ahead subjugating cacophonous deafening jangling dissonant thundering booming shrill hard-nosed temperamental disapproving upstage I'm all right, Jack well-pleased proud of yourself like a cat that has swallowed the canary flushed with success like the cat that's got the cream strong-willed gaudy ear-splitting vulgar flashy discordant devastating high hat dog it big talking jazzy tinny garish blowing one's own trumpet humiliating high-pitched metallic flirtatious arrant in driver's seat crack the whip solemn stinging biting mortifying blistering blasting searing ponderous snubbing blighting hurtful sonorous grandiloquent declamatory crushing rhetorical overblown oratorical overripe apostolic serious grave headstrong pig-headed


Showy in speech, language or writing
bombastic articulate eloquent grandiose florid fustian grandiloquent hyperbolic oratorical ostentatious rhetoric rhetorical sonorous turgid bombast flowery magniloquent ornate tumid aureate big complicated effusive euphuistic magnific mouthy orotund overblown overdone overripe overwrought pedantic pretentious verbose declamatory erudite formal purple scholarly high-sounding silver-tongued high-flown pompous inflated windy elaborate hifalutin affected lofty extravagant Ossianic flamboyant strained laboured convoluted pleonastic hyperventilated labored stilted over-elaborate flatulent arty-farty showy wordy gassy fancy gaseous baroque exaggerated fulsome theatrical ornamented la-di-da swollen histrionic rotund Ciceronian epideictic imposing exalted periphrastic Demosthenic Demosthenean snobbish long-winded fussy ranting overwritten prolix excessive boastful grand-sounding figurative embellished puffed puffed-up braggart bragging dramatic sesquipedalian ornamental Falstaffian big-talking windbag rococo fluent stagy elocutionary majestic impressive mannered curlicued actorly high-falutin wedding-cake busy gingerbread bold over-the-top high-minded boasting portentous oratorial very elaborate elegant ponderous Miltonian epic Homeric decorative garnished rich luscious overinflated discursive blathering blustering stodgy elevated heroic euphistic haughty tall-talking arty overelaborate high-wrought self-important stuffy rhapsodic loudmouthed balderdash splendid yellow brilliant golden booming melodramatic arresting overheated flashy lexiphanic long learned redundant diffuse euphemistic stuffed shirt verbal linguistic highly decorated over the top full of hot air stylistic contrived glib vocal grand voluble tumescent fervid impassioned persuasive gesturing vivid forceful gesticulative senatorial loud noisy expressive intoning important noble stentorian complex involved detailed decorated rhapsodical overestimated loquacious garrulous tedious tautological rambling palaverous circumlocutory circuitous repetitious lengthy gabby logorrheic talkative tortuous chatty protracted talky ambagious vaunting egotistic long-drawn-out meandering expansive monumental high tiresome vast prolonged overlong babbling prating gushing prattling indirect large wandering jabbering digressive big-mouthed wittering multiloquent multiloquous gobby logorrhoeic yacking with the gift of the gab self-righteous superfluous roundabout tall swaggering solemn shallow superficial breezy iterative fine pontifical prim sententious ambitious boring wearisome maundering sublime interminable circumlocutionary waffly effervescent fizzy carbonated sparkling bubbly overambitious full of verbiage serious arrogant grave OTT reiterating padded empty yakking crass flaunted jaunty vain brazen garish gossiping chattering tautologous repeating repetitive gossipy conversational chattery full of air having kissed the Blarney stone communicative forthcoming motormouthed blabby magnificent tonguey able to talk the hind legs off a donkey flap jaw loose-tongued blabbermouth having kissed the Blarney Stone loose-lipped motormouth yakkity running on at the mouth prosy wind-bag yakky stately glorious resplendent awe-inspiring superb lavish striking palatial august opulent plush imperial heroical classy massive royal gallant proud baronial regal luxurious flash swanky unfathomable cosmic impenetrable splashy overwhelming high-falutin' high-flying lordly


Sophisticated in a way that is intended to impress
fancy elaborate intricate decorative decorated embellished ornamental ornamented ornate ostentatious showy adorned baroque gaudy rococo busy classy deluxe flamboyant fussy sumptuous swish elegant flashy luxurious posh resplendent devilish extreme glitzy quality ritzy select snazzy sophisticated spiffy superior towering fanciful flash jazzy prime rich special beautifying chichi cushy custom fancible florid frilly froufrou unusual high-class fancy-pants high-quality over the top OTT extravagant over-elaborate splashy garish conspicuous swanky kitsch loud bling-bling brash pretentious tawdry vulgar obtrusive overdone meretricious tinsel gingerbread overwrought theatrical tasteless affected bold tinselly swank bling overdecorated gingerbreaded bedizened gingerbready overelaborate trashy wedding-cake brilliant flaunting superfly dicty glittery noisy glaring attractive detailed razzle-dazzle embellishing pretty adorning enhancing beautiful cosmetic flowery nonfunctional non-functional superficial garnishing for show patterned grandiose bright expensive specious naff cheap opulent dashing sparkling eye-catching striking pompous nifty flaring pizazzy lurid pizzazzy peacocky tony chintzy Brummagem curlicued plastic plush sham very elaborate arabesque brummagem pinchbeck gimcrack garnished skillful skilful tacky cluttered artistic over-embellished over-ornate overworked laboured crude kenspeckle commanding bodacious prominent noticeable pronounced remarkable dramatic catchy grabby marked arresting emphatic with all the extras with all the options furbishing dressy festooned exquisite accessory delicate heightening decorating decking tessellated mosaic in bad taste with bells and whistles sensational screaming histrionic splendiferous strained overembellished glittering blatant brazen catchpenny trimmed figured watered goffered moiré crimped setting off labored precious in poor taste cheap and nasty colourful strong exciting imaginative lively bright-coloured stimulating effective interesting vibrant brightly coloured graphic vivid smart wild colorful prettifying complex complicated arty-crafty looking like an explosion in a paint factory like an explosion in a paint factory bedecked aureate high-wrought jewelled metaphorical gilded glossy jeweled wordy embroidered lavish variegated luscious magnificent glamorous verbose fine dazzling colored coloured pleasing to the eye fancily decorated highly wrought actorly crass flaunted exhibitionistic splurgy gay spectacular jaunty sporty uptown high-flown arty-farty

Antonym of highfalutin

highfalutin Idiom, Proverb

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