high and mighty
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OTHER WORDS FROM high-and-mightyhigh-and-might·i·ness, noun
Example sentences from the Web for high and mighty
And now you try to pull your high-and-mighty airs on me, just because Charlie and I are in love and ain't married yet.The Real Adventure|Henry Kitchell Webster
The high-and-mighty airs some of you people take on are simply outrageous.The Squire's Daughter|Silas K(itto) Hocking
Is an Ambassador's daughter supposed to be a high-and-mighty lady like this?The Five Arrows|Allan Chase
You ought to see her sketch the old-school, high-and-mighty manners, as they survive among some of the antiques in Charlottesburg.The March Family Trilogy, Complete|William Dean Howells
Just played with the Bunch, and called down Clarence Drum about being such a high-and-mighty sodger.Babbitt|Sinclair Lewis
Idioms and Phrases with high and mighty
Conceited, haughty, as in She was too high and mighty to make her own bed. This expression originally alluded to high-born rulers and was being transferred to the merely arrogant by the mid-1600s.