Translation of high-toned in Spanish:

high-toned

elevado, adj.

Pronunciation /ˈhaɪˌtoʊnd/

adjective

  • 1

    (superior)
    (ideas/speech) elevado
    (journal/lecture) de tono elevado
    • With property taxes spiraling dramatically, the place also risks turning into a high-toned playground for the rich.
    • Prospects see those high-toned communiques and imagine their own messages similarly adorned.
    • Perhaps one shouldn't make too much of the high-toned language.
    • The high-toned Tokyo banquet is clear evidence that the controversial era of the Kamikaze has not passed into oblivion.
    • And of course, the project isn't entirely philanthropic, because the corporation benefits from high-toned PR.
    • Note that there is no commentary allowed in my pristine, high-toned blog here.
    • There would be no threats of boycotts; there would be no marches; there would be no high-toned talk.
    • She offers a high-toned essay on two stage performers behind a bright-red scrim, posed in front of gloriously vivid flowers.
    • A painting like Elevated was at once a confrontation with New York's urban jungle and an experiment in an edgy, high-toned, Cubist-derived modernism.
    • However, his publisher seems to have required a more high-toned explanation before furnishing him with a fresh tranche of money and renown.
    • The current catalog of the high-toned house Westminster John Knox Press, for example, features The Gospel According to the Simpsons.
    • That way, interesting cinematic liberties may be taken without fear of high-toned academic outrage or comparison to the text's richness.
    • My Baby's Lost has the most interesting of the beats on the record, with Eamon's showing off the finer points of his high-toned voice.
    • His first two novels suffered from a high-toned moralism that was equal parts political correctness and vaguely Zen-flavored mysticism.
    • Though typical in its insistence on the brand's exotic appeal, Price's endorsement was unusually high-toned.
    • From her conversation with Sylvia, Bob gathered that Caroline spent her evenings at high-toned discotheques and gambling clubs, her days recuperating.
  • 2

    (affectedly stylish)
    de buen tono