high-handed


high–hand·ed

adjective \-ˈhan-dəd\

: not having or showing any interest in the rights, opinions, or feelings of other people

Full Definition of HIGH-HANDED

:  having or showing no regard for the rights, concerns, or feelings of others :  arbitrary, overbearing
high–hand·ed·ly adverb
high–hand·ed·ness noun

First Known Use of HIGH-HANDED

1631

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