Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: adjective

Elevated; high; exalted; stately.

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Usage examples "lofty":

  1. From our lofty position on the heights the whole country beyond the Tugela was spread like a map. - "London to Ladysmith via Pretoria", Winston Spencer Churchill.
  2. Whether she would sacrifice her pride of family- twist it into a lofty pride of duty- he did not know. - "The Lookout Man", B. M. Bower.
  3. When he came up to them Nettie was talking low, and the curate's lofty head was bent to hear her in a manner which, it is probable, Lucy Wodehouse would no more have admired than Edward Rider. - "The Doctor's Family", Mrs. (Margaret) Oliphant.