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groundless assumption of a higher status or affectation than actually contained.
Jane's high falutin airs didn't impress her co workers at the factory. They knew that her date took her to the local drive in for fast food.

by Michelle Llauger April 14, 2006
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when you got that sauce that's lookin extra fire.
Ayo my homie scott got real nice drip with his louis vuitton bruh.
Damn homie his fit is fire as fuck.
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1. Highly pompous, bombastic (speech).

2. Showing off, ostentatious, pretending to be above one's station in life, putting on airs.
1. Nan Tucket thinks that using high-falutin' words will convince people that she is a high-class lady.

2. Cindy Mae Lovett hasn't talked to any of her old friends since she started waitressing in that high-falutin' restaurant on Nob Hill.
by jennifer125 January 19, 2010
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More "country" than "urban." ... A true "hillbilly" pronunctiation would drop the "t" sound.
1. Putting on airs. 2.living beyond one's means. 3. Fancy stuff. 4. Showy.
1. Can you believe that highfalutin attorney acting like he's some kind of Perry Mason?
2. They're highfalutin now, but they'll be filing bankruptcy within six months.
3. I'm a simple guy. I don't need all that highfalutin stuff.
4. Sure, I can afford a Cadillac, but my old pick-up still runs fine. I'm not highfalutin.
by David October 12, 2003
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bombastic. using big words to show intelligence but really just sounding like a chode...
The highfalutin prostitute kept saying she had a piece of canch on her taint.
by MorgAlena October 12, 2003
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Someone who is desperate to be special and above everyone, and thinks everyone admires them. They do thinks so people think they’re special, but they usually make an ass out of themselves trying to impress people.
James drives nice cars that he put on his moms credit card, and he removes the muffler to sound cool but really just makes an ass out of himself. No one is impressed by him, he is high falutin.
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