high-stepping
high-stepping \high-stepping\ adj. 1. having or moving with a high step; as, a high-stepping horse.

Syn: high-stepped. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • high-stepping — adjective having or moving with a high step his high stepped stride a high stepping horse • Syn: ↑high stepped • Similar to: ↑high * * * ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ adjective 1 …   Useful english dictionary

  • high-stepping — /ˈhaɪ stɛpɪŋ/ (say huy steping) adjective 1. (of a horse) moving with the leg raised high off the ground. 2. (of a person) fashionably dressed; having fashionable pretensions. 3. dedicated to the pursuit of pleasure; leading a hectic life. –high… …   Australian English dictionary

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  • high-step|ping — «HY STEHP ihng», adjective. Informal. 1. lifting the feet high in walking, trotting, or marching: »a high stepping marcher. 2. Figurative. quick moving; fast: »the high stepping U.S. economy. 3. Figurative. proud; haughty. 4 …   Useful english dictionary

  • high-step|per — «HY STEHP uhr», noun. a horse with a high stepping gait …   Useful english dictionary

  • high-step — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ intransitive verb Etymology: back formation from high stepper : to move with a high step high stepping across the sand Nadine Gordimer * * * /huy step /, v., high stepped, high stepping. v.i. 1. to walk or run by raising the legs… …   Useful english dictionary

  • high-stepped — adjective having or moving with a high step (Freq. 1) his high stepped stride a high stepping horse • Syn: ↑high stepping • Similar to: ↑high …   Useful english dictionary

  • high-step — /huy step /, v., high stepped, high stepping. v.i. 1. to walk or run by raising the legs higher than normal. v.t. 2. to approach or step over by high stepping. [1840 50] * * * …   Universalium

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