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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Highfaluting  \High`fa*lu"ting\,  n.  [Perh.  a  corruption  of 
  highflighting.] 
  High-flown,  bombastic  language.  [Written  also  {hifalutin}.] 
  [Jocular,  U.  S.]  --Lowell. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  highfaluting 
  adj  :  affectedly  genteel  [syn:  {grandiose},  {hifalutin},  {highfalutin}, 
  {hoity-toity},  {la-di-da}] 




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