lofty - Dictionary definition and meaning for word lofty
he played a lofted shot in the air
Sounds like 'SOFTY' Imagine a very big SOFTY(ICECREAM) in your hand. So big that you have to twist your neck back to see its topping cream.
"lofty" sounds like "nifty" == whose share point is always high
don't know if anyone has heard about it or not but in bob the builder cartoons there was a crane named lofty