He is high-strung and on edge, and his volatility practically sears the screen.
He was “high-strung”—intensely neurotic—yet a charismatic personality nonetheless.
A similar change has been observed in high-strung horses taken from the United States to England.
Starbright was right in saying Dade Morgan was proud and high-strung.
The thirty horse-power engine purred and obeyed with the sympathy of a high-strung horse.
My nerves are all high-strung with the turn matters have taken.
The high-strung, anxious voice was no longer heard crying aloud piteously for what it could not obtain.
Swimming is good, particularly for nervous, high-strung persons.
And he knew what a living hell the life must have been to a high-strung Mexican youth.
She's as good-natured as anybody I ever saw but she's high-strung, too; she's got a temper.