US and Canadian high-strung
- highlight halftone,
- highmore's body,
Examples from the Web for highly strung
Like all highly-strung people he is extremely sensitive to personality.
But with nervous, highly-strung children I doubt if this Spartan conduct is commonly successful.The Nervous Child|Hector Charles Cameron
The second daughter of the Vane household was a very different character from her sensitive and highly-strung sister.Big Game|Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
Leschetizky is of small build, extremely wiry and highly-strung, magnetic from top to toe.
He at least was awake; his highly-strung new restlessness would not accord with the placidity of these contented people.The Education of Eric Lane|Stephen McKenna