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Origin of high-handed
OTHER WORDS FROM high-handedhigh-hand·ed·ly, adverbhigh-hand·ed·ness, noun
Example sentences from the Web for high-handed
Deadspin ripped it for stuffiness, high-handedness, and general cluelessness.New York Times Attack on Olympic Athlete Lolo Jones Unfounded and Unfair|David Roth|August 7, 2012|DAILY BEAST
With an indifference and high-handedness almost amusing, Mr. Saltus turned not only the tables but the chairs upon them.Edgar Saltus: The Man|Marie Saltus
But just here the high-handedness of Cook frustrated itself.Vikings of the Pacific|Agnes C. Laut
Penalties of this high-handedness were not sanctioned by law.