- The definition of hauteur is arrogance.
An example of hauteur is not talking to someone because you think their clothes look cheap.
hauteur definition by Webster's New World
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disdainful pride; haughtiness; snobbery
Origin: French ; from haut: see haughty
hauteur definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Haughtiness in bearing and attitude; arrogance.
Origin: French, from Old French, from haut, high; see haughty.