Synonym of highfaluting

Alternative for highfaluting


affectedly genteel


(of behaviour, art, or a literary style) Marked by idiosyncratic or exaggerated mannerisms
mannered affected artificial posed put-on pretentious pseudo stilted contrived actorly arty-farty elaborate forced insincere precious stiff theatrical unnatural airish apish artsy camp campy chichi conscious false genteel self-conscious simpering stagy gone Hollywood stuck up exaggerated strained laboured overdone labored fake feigned ostentatious spurious phoney studied phony assumed pretended showy mock simulated overripe hollow hammy bogus sham mechanical melodramatic ham awkward pompous pseud unconvincing ceremonious pretend la-di-da flamboyant plastic factitious dramatic wooden put on formal overworked over-refined histrionic actressy unreal overacted stagey poncey punctilious decorous conceited toffee-nosed correct proper fakey over-the-top nice starchy reserved extravagant twee stiff-necked counterfeit flowery faked grandiose alembicated superficial posey prim theatric meretricious snobbish effete austere hifalutin staged snippy priggish comic schmaltzy imitation constrained splashy fancy-pants refined high-minded rigid chi-chi ineffectual determined manufactured rehearsed improvised overblown farcical animated expressive catchy operatic counterfeited imitated playacting affectated fraud overplayed overacting thespian unrestrained inhibited guarded ponderous inflexible grudging bound binding conscripted slave begrudging stringent coercive forcible snide queer unauthentic forged inauthentic reticent over-elaborate over-embellished overwrought heavy long-winded posturing haughty complex turgid laborious inelegant convoluted clumsy snotty posh superior snooty uppity highfalutin restrained tongue-tied distant embarrassed repressed uneasy ornate intricate prolix Daliesque wild OTT controlled cold cool subdued stand-offish aloof camped up over the top sober not spontaneous fastidious far out fogeyish snot-nosed hoity-toity lah-di-dah high and mighty full of airs and graces high falutin' stuck-up upper-class barnstorming overrefined overnice conservative strait-laced staid stodgy conventional artful persnickety choosy fussy particular finicky fragile strict sedate prudish starched square solemn emotional show amateur legitimate acting tragic dramaturgic vaudeville deceiving ersatz deceptive trick unspontaneous straight uptight old-fashioned stick-in-the-mud fuddy-duddy of the old school stuffy icy frigid unrelaxed inflated overambitious flashy conspicuous tinselly kitschy assuming flaunty flaunting grand heroic vainglorious specious sophomoric poseur dicty flatulent arty hyperventilated swank too-too gaudy puffed up la-de-da fraudulent make-believe fictitious cod faux dummy substitute synthetic imitative mimic so-called man-made not genuine graceless gauche uncomfortable rustic rustical ungraceful maladroit quasi- rough-hewn ostensible fabricated ungainly leaden gawky misleading professed hokey inept weighty reproduction replica avowed imaginary pirate quasi untrue made-up planned tortuous arduous tortured difficult facsimile chemical cast apparent seeming surface model toy manipulated far-fetched fixed recherche voulu manmade derivative not fluent mealymouthed imagined trumped-up invented concocted pseudonymous adopted fallacious invalid overly planned adulterine lumbering hard operose effortful uphill strenuous toilsome fishy purported wreck wired put unglued tight choked taut farfetched framed apocryphal deceitful bum ungenuine bent uncoordinated unwieldy ugly virtual wannabe wrong would-be self-styled phoney-baloney phony-baloney unco elephantine hard put nervous wreck strung out alleged in a state not real not legit not kosher hypocritical lifeless all thumbs as it were to all intents and purposes at end of rope uncouth uncourtly rusty coarse vulgar bluffing shammed falsified supposed masked lying impostrous in name only quack charlatan cheating covered concealed dissimulated imposturous passionless flat dry unimpassioned spiritless soulless bumbling unhandy deadpan inexpressive obstinate unyielding unbending lacking vitality heavy-handed mincing dud hoax not what it is cracked up to be


Affectedly grand or self-important
ostentatious grandiose pompous pretentious affected boastful egotistic hifalutin highfalutin inflated snippy snobbish vain brazen high-minded la-de-da la-di-da puffed up showy conceited flaunting vainglorious flatulent arrogant exaggerated grand imperious haughty overbearing self-important proud pontifical supercilious magisterial presumptuous superior bloated uppity narcissistic portentous important selfish puffy self-centred self-centered high and mighty swaggering hoity-toity puffed-up self-satisfied stuck-up swollen with pride extravagant mannered chichi overambitious flashy conspicuous kitschy tinselly artificial posey flamboyant assuming elaborate flaunty heroic pseudo sophomoric poseur specious pseud toffee-nosed hollow dicty poncey stilted splashy arty feigned hyperventilated gaudy swank fake put-on too-too fancy-pants arty-farty chi-chi uppish sententious stiff domineering huffish lofty patronizing self-assertive self-asserting snooty chesty masterful assumptive high-and-mighty high-handed overweening huffy high-hat peremptory bumptious condescending stiff-necked cavalier lordly toplofty toploftical presuming sniffy splendid flowery magnificent overstated patronising spectacular cocky disdainful smug egotistical overconfident insolent snotty opinionated prideful contemptuous snobby self-opinionated forward scornful audacious bossy brash impudent cocksure bigheaded bold aloof swollen-headed pushy immodest self-confident dictatorial confident bragging egoistic egoistical cheeky self-conceited impertinent swellheaded know-it-all autocratic full of oneself elitist hubristic blustering biggity stuck up biggety assured authoritarian big-headed brassy sassy fresh saucy egocentric full of yourself self-assured complacent self-affected self-promoting self-engrossed self-congratulatory self-contented self-adulatory self-glorifying persnickety aristocratic high-flown swanky tyrannical dogmatic despotic posh officious bombastic dismissive nervy inflexible self-righteous smarty self-serving rude pontificating orgulous self-aggrandizing smart-alecky wise guy vaunting inconsiderate braggart contumelious jaunty cool mocking holier-than-thou blusterous oppressive too big for your boots strutting scoffing sneering doctrinaire wise consequential dogmatical potty rigid ritzy cold-shoulder wilful heavy-handed dominating jumped up above oneself big self-applauding sure braggy on an ego trip loud putting on airs adamant prejudiced biased uncompromising opinionative opinioned bigoted assertive high brassbound arch highhanded obdurate familiar obstinate smart commanding reserved standoffish overfamiliar refined contrived arbitrary pigheaded schmaltzy indifferent ambitious self-opinioned malapert exclusive campy loudmouth disrespectful unyielding stuffy gracious brazen-faced improper inappropriate uncivil iron-handed stubborn bold-faced precious impolite pert free repressive pushful crowing tyrannous autocratical authoritative tyrannic willful remote tony shameless single-minded high falutin' bull-headed of fixed views OTT self-respecting imperative full of hot air on your high horse gone Hollywood grandiloquent too big for one's breeches too big for one's britches too big for one's boots self-complacent self-flattering extraverted self-loving self-pleased unreserved self-gratulatory self-dramatizing blustery extroverted uninhibited elitist windy puffed boasting ranting airy stooping obnoxious offhand undemocratic fustian wiseguy indulgent overindulgent over-free relaxed bullish anti-democratic throwing one's weight around cliquish honourable honorable offensively self-assertive silliness giddy thoughtless dizzy flighty la-dee-da complaisant blowhard genteel high-sounding epic majestic regal imposing august judicial stately dignified casual curt high falutin pleased with yourself denigrating belittling flip unabashed swanking big-mouthed partisan distant detached ironhanded dominant on a high horse unconcerned insouciant uninterested nose in the air tolerant free-and-easy on one's high horse boldfaced barefaced procacious unblushing lah-di-dah windbag exultant too big for your britches overbold unceremonious discourteous of preconceived ideas draconian sure of yourself rash on high horse upper-class highfalutin' abrupt brusque glib terse cursory off perfunctory ungracious self-aggrandising cock-a-hoop iron-fisted stagy impetuous overhasty precipitate previous premature hasty foolhardy coercive bullying strict severe harsh theatrical presumptive throwing one's weight about take-it-or-leave-it pococurante offish over-refined on ego trip hot stuff over the top Neronian overproud orotund turgid tumid declamatory careless snot-nosed full of airs and graces pedantic clamorous crack-the-whip stern firm throwing weight around dictative lording it crass flaunted garish frilly preponderant imperial demanding regnant ascendant prevalent over-elaborate positive hotshot certain bougie cutesy bourgie smart aleck smart guy smarty pants too much over-the-top large intolerant apostolic headstrong unfriendly uptight cold constrained pig-headed chilly ungainly stand-offish

Antonym of highfaluting

highfaluting Idiom, Proverb

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