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get off one's high horse

Slang definitions & phrases for get off one's high horse

get off one's high horse

verb phrase

To stop being haughty and superior; deal informally; COME OFF one's PERCH

[1928+; the notion of high horse, ''pretentious arrogance,'' is found by 1716]

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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