[hahy-step-ing] /ˈhaɪˈstɛp ɪŋ/
seeking unrestrained pleasure, as by frequenting night clubs, parties, etc.; leading a wild and fast life:
a high-stepping young crowd.
(of a horse) moving with the leg raised high.
verb (used without object), high-stepped, high-stepping.
to walk or run by raising the legs higher than normal.
verb (used with object), high-stepped, high-stepping.
to approach or step over by high-stepping.
[hahy-stik] /ˈhaɪˌstɪk/ verb (used with object), Ice Hockey. 1. to strike (an opponent) at shoulder level or above with a hockey stick. noun, Ice Hockey. 1. a hockey stick held above shoulder level, which is against regulations.
[hahy-stik-ing] /ˈhaɪˈstɪk ɪŋ/ Ice Hockey. 1. the act of holding the blade of the stick above shoulder level, usually resulting in a penalty. [hahy-stik] /ˈhaɪˌstɪk/ verb (used with object), Ice Hockey. 1. to strike (an opponent) at shoulder level or above with a hockey stick.
[hahy-struhng] /ˈhaɪˈstrʌŋ/ adjective 1. at great tension; highly excitable or nervous; edgy: high-strung nerves; a high-strung person. adj. also high strung, 1848 in the figurative sense, from high (adj.) + strung. Originally a musical term, with reference to stringed instruments, where it is attested from 1748.
noun 1. the most up-to-date, elegant, or exclusive fashion, especially in clothing.