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Meaning of HIGH-TONED

Pronunciation:  'hI'townd

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  pretentiously elegant; "a high-toned restaurant"
 

HIGH-TONED is a 10 letter word that starts with H.

 

 Synonyms: elegant, high-class
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\High"-toned`\, a.
1. High in tone or sound.

2. Elevated; high-principled; honorable.

         In whose high-toned impartial mind Degrees of mortal
         rank and state Seem objects of indifferent weight.
                                               --Sir W.
                                               Scott.



 

 

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