- Now Rare high in tone; high-pitched
- characterized by dignity, lofty moral or intellectual quality, high principles, etc.: often used ironically or humorously
- ☆ Informal of or imitating the manners, attitudes, etc. of the upper classes
See high-toned in American Heritage Dictionary 4
- Intellectually, morally, or socially superior.
- Informal Pretentiously elegant or fashionable: a high-toned restaurant.
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