1. slang Strange or suspicious. Why is everyone ignoring me today? Is something hincty going on?
2. slang Aloof or conceited. Jen is usually warm and friendly—I don't know why she was acting so hincty today.
3. slang Nervous or uneasy. Sam's acting so hincty because he thinks you don't like him.
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mod. snobbish; fussy; aloof. (Black.) Some of those people are so hincty!
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