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high horse

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. high horsenoun

    an attitude of arrogant superiority

    "get off your high horse and admit you are wrong"

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  1. high horsenoun

    An appearance or sense of smug superiority.

Wikipedia

  1. High Horse

    "High Horse" is a song written by Jimmy Ibbotson, and recorded by American country music group Nitty Gritty Dirt Band. It was released in January 1985 as the third single from the album Plain Dirt Fashion and reached number 2 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart.

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  1. high horse

    A "high horse" is a phrase used to describe someone who is behaving in a superior, arrogant, or self-righteous manner. It usually implies that the person is looking down on others or acting as if they are better or more important. It's idiomatically used as "get off your high horse," meaning to stop behaving arrogantly or condescendingly.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of high horse in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of high horse in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of high horse in a Sentence

  1. Barack Obama:

    And lest we get on our high horse and think this is unique to some other place, remember that during the Crusades and the Inquisition, people committed terrible deeds in the name of Christ, in our home country, slavery and Jim Crow all too often was justified in the name of Christ. Michelle and I returned from India — an incredible, beautiful country, full of magnificent diversity — but a place where, in past years, religious faiths of all types have, on occasion, been targeted by other peoples of faith, simply due to their heritage and their beliefs — acts of intolerance that would have shocked Gandhiji, the person who helped to liberate that nation.

  2. President Obama:

    Lest we get on our high horse and think this is unique to some other place, remember that during the Crusades and the Inquisition, people committed terrible deeds in the name of Christ, in our home country, slavery and Jim Crow all too often was justified in the name of Christ. ...So this is not unique to one group or one religion.

  3. Sarah Palin:

    Fox and Erickson need to get off their high horse on how outraged they are NOW about sexism and decency, let's focus on winning the election, not winning accolades from The New York Times.

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