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Meaning of lofty by Wiktionary Dictionary

Lofty


    Proper noun

    Lofty

    1. ( informal ) nickname for a tall ( usually male ) person


Explanation of lofty by Wordnet Dictionary

Lofty


    Adjective
    1. of imposing height

    2. lofty mountains
    3. having or displaying great dignity or nobility

    4. lofty ships
    5. of high moral or intellectual value

    6. a noble and lofty concept


    Definition of lofty by GCIDE Dictionary

    Lofty


    1. Lofty a. [Compar. Loftier ; superl. Loftiest.] [From Loft.]
      1. Lifted high up; having great height; towering; high.

      See lofty Lebanon his head advance. Pope.

      2. Fig.: Elevated in character, rank, dignity, spirit, bearing, language, etc.; exalted; noble; stately; characterized by pride; haughty.

      The high and lofty One, that inhabiteth eternity. Is. lvii. 15.

      Lofty and sour to them that loved him not. Shak.

      Himself to sing, and build the lofty rhyme. Milton.

      Syn. -- Tall; high; exalted; dignified; stately; majestic; sublime; proud; haughty. See Tall.