Definitions for high-strung

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

high′-strung′(adj.)

  1. highly sensitive or nervous in temperament.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. edgy, high-strung, highly strung, jittery, jumpy, nervy, overstrung, restive, uptight(adj)

    being in a tense state

Wiktionary

  1. high-strung(Adjective)

    Nervous; anxious; excited or excitable.

    Three cups of coffee made him a fidgety and high-strung lecturer.

Webster Dictionary

  1. High-strung(adj)

    strung to a high pitch; spirited; sensitive; as, a high-strung horse

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