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

Words Nearby high-stepper

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How to use high-stepper in a sentence

  • Our stove was a high-stepper, with long bent legs, and bore its oven on its back as a dromedary his hump.

    A Pioneer Mother | Hamlin Garland
  • It was a pretty good price, but it was a high-stepper, a flyer, a beauty.

    The Golden Censer | John McGovern
  • I want ye t' be a reg'lar high stepper, with a nice, slick coat.

    Eben Holden | Irving Bacheller
  • The horse was a high-stepper, such as are not to be bought for a song; the turn-out was at the first glance perfect.

    Hodge and His Masters | Richard Jefferies
  • Threw the old one away, so to speak, and got a high stepper that makes him speed up.