As adjectives the difference between vainglorious and haughty
is that vainglorious
is with excessive vanity or unwarranted pride while haughty
is conveying in demeanour the assumption of superiority; disdainful, supercilious.
From (etyl) vain glorios, from (etyl)
With excessive vanity or unwarranted pride.
Conveying in demeanour the assumption of superiority; disdainful, supercilious.
* See also
Possibly due to the similar sounding (and utterly different in meaning) hottie'', ''haughty has become rare in some parts of North America.