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Meaning of high-toned

high-toned

Pronunciation: (hī'tōnd'), [key]
— adj.
  1. having high principles; dignified.
  2. having or aspiring to good taste, high standards, or refinement: He writes for a high-toned literary review.
  3. affectedly stylish or genteel.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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