Origin of high-stepping
Definition for high-stepping (2 of 2)
verb (used without object), high-stepped, high-step·ping.
verb (used with object), high-stepped, high-step·ping.
Origin of high-step
Examples from the Web for high-stepping
I must tell you before I forget it about the friend with the high-stepping horses.Daisy|Miranda Eliot Swan
The two comrades moved quickly to one side, and they saw emerge from the fog a high-stepping team drawing a closed carriage.Frontier Boys in Frisco|Wyn Roosevelt
"You should really see it," cried all the young men, with details about the harness and the high-stepping mare which were endless.The Wizard's Son, Vol. 2(of 3)|Margaret Oliphant
"Rather a high-stepping young person, I thought," said Bellingham.The Quality of Mercy|W. D. Howells
Brought him a high-stepping, fiery, thoroughbred colt which was the admiration and envy of all Riveredge.Three Little Women|Gabrielle E. Jackson