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high horse

noun as in haughty attitude

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This would be our first serious conversation and I do not want to come off as being on a high horse.

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Three years into parenting, I’ve climbed off my high horse and embraced how damned cute kids gear can be.

Anyway, far be it from me to get on my high horse about sensationalist covers.

Firefox no longer has its moral high-horse, and that leaves its fragile state without anyone to resuscitate it if flatlines.

But I hardly mounted my high horse and made some kind of argument that this incident disqualified him from the presidency.

And I don't say this from atop some moral or aesthetic or populist high horse.

But with you it's different, and she's on her dignity—riding her high horse.

Albert Fitzallen did not ride a very high horse when he learned that his supposed rival was so anxious to assist him.

She'd be, I suppose, on her high horse—and—and 'tis not a feather to me.

I could not help feeling that I was riding "a high horse;" but the injustice done me seemed to warrant it.

Jimmy Wilkinson owes me money, and he owes me an apology, and he's got to come down from his high horse, or I'm a liar.


On this page you'll find 3 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to high horse, such as: condescension, hoity-toitiness, and patronization.

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