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