Definition of highty-tighty in English:

highty-tighty

exclamation

  • Expressing contemptuous surprise or annoyance; = "hoity-toity". Now rare.

adjective

  • 1Especially of a young woman: flighty, frivolous; = "hoity-toity". Now historical and rare.

  • 2Petulant, touchy; (also, now chiefly) haughty, supercilious.

Origin

Late 17th century. Variant of hoity-toity and hoity-toity, apparently partly influenced in form by height and tight.

Pronunciation

highty-tighty

/ˌhʌɪtɪˈtʌɪti/