Loftily is defined as something done in an arrogant or haughty manner.
When you answer a question and you do so with an aura that what you are saying is amazingly smart and ingenious, this is an example of loftily answering the question.
(comparative more loftily, superlative most loftily)
- In a lofty manner.
- With affectation of grandness.
lofty + -ly