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high-stepping

[hahy-step-ing] /ˈhaɪˈstɛp ɪŋ/
adjective
1.
seeking unrestrained pleasure, as by frequenting night clubs, parties, etc.; leading a wild and fast life:
a high-stepping young crowd.
2.
(of a horse) moving with the leg raised high.
Origin
1840-1850
1840-50
Related forms
high-stepper, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for high-stepper

high-stepper

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