Origin of hauteurFrench from haut: see haughty
The definition of hauteur is arrogance.
An example of hauteur is not talking to someone because you think their clothes look cheap.
Haughtiness in bearing and attitude; arrogance.
Origin of hauteurFrench from Old French from haut high ; see haughty .
- Figures slim, muscular and bony, action impetuous but of arrested energy, tawny landscape, gritty with littering pebbles, mark the athletic hauteur of his style.
- As a general he does not seem to have possessed the entire confidence of his troops, owing probably to his natural hauteur and the strict discipline which he imposed on them.