Someone who is haughty is arrogant and full of pride. When you’re haughty, you have a big attitude and act like you’re better than other people.
A haughty person acts superior and looks down on others. Haughty people are disdainful, overbearing, prideful, swaggering, and obnoxious. Acting amazed that others haven’t heard of a hot new band is haughty. Speaking in a cocky or superior way is haughty. The word even sounds a little like its meaning: it’s hard to say haughty without sounding like you have an attitude. If you’re acting like others are beneath you, you’re being haughty.
having or showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of those one views as unworthy