One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘his bearing was both haughty and disdainful’
proud, vain, arrogant, conceited, snobbish, stuck-up, pompous, self-important, superior, egotistical, supercilious, condescending, lofty, patronizing, smug, scornful, contemptuous, disdainful, overweening, overbearing, imperious, lordly, cavalier, high-handed, full of oneself, above oneself
informal snooty, sniffy, hoity-toity, uppity, uppish, cocky, big-headed, swollen-headed, puffed up, high and mighty, la-di-da, fancy-pants, on one's high horse, too big for one's boots
British informal toffee-nosed
North American informal chesty
informal, dated too big for one's breeches
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