high-stepping

[ hahy-step-ing ]
/ ˈhaɪˈstɛp ɪŋ /

adjective

seeking unrestrained pleasure, as by frequenting night clubs, parties, etc.; leading a wild and fast life: a high-stepping young crowd.
(of a horse) moving with the leg raised high.

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Origin of high-stepping

First recorded in 1840–50

OTHER WORDS FROM high-stepping

high-step·per, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for high-stepper

high-stepper

noun

a horse trained to lift its feet high off the ground when walking or trotting
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