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high-step

[hahy-step] /ˈhaɪˌstɛp/
verb (used without object), high-stepped, high-stepping.
1.
to walk or run by raising the legs higher than normal.
verb (used with object), high-stepped, high-stepping.
2.
to approach or step over by high-stepping.
Origin
1840-1850
1840-50
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Examples from the web for high-step
  • high-step in a bog and bog coppers will scatter from your approach.
  • They high-step through the mud to avoid dirtying their clean slacks and skirts.

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