Examples of high horse in a Sentence
I won't deal with you until you get off your high horse and stop patronizing me.
Recent Examples of high horse from the Web
Follow Jesus on Christmas and climb down off your moral high horse.
Before Democrats climb too far up on their high horse though, there is more than enough hypocrisy to go around.
Officers got off their high horse and jailed Waldner, who was also charged with possession of coke, records show.
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high horse Synonyms
Synonymsassumption, bumptiousness, consequence, haughtiness, hauteur, arrogance, huffiness, imperiousness, loftiness, lordliness, masterfulness, peremptoriness, pomposity, pompousness, presumptuousness, pretense (or pretence), pretension, pretentiousness, self-consequence, self-importance, superciliousness, superiority, toploftiness
Antonymshumility, modesty, unassumingness, unpretentiousness
Related Wordsauthoritativeness, bossiness, bowwow, brag, dominance, high-handedness; condescension, disdain, scorn; chest-thumping, inflation, self-assertion, side [chiefly British], snobbery, snobbishness, snobbism, snootiness; attitude, cheek, cheekiness, impertinence, impudence, sauciness; boastfulness, bombast, braggadocio, bravado, strut, swagger, triumphalism, vaingloriousness, vainglory; cockiness, complacence, conceit, egoism, egotism, pride, pridefulness, self-assumption, self-centeredness, self-complacency, self-conceit, self-content, self-contentment, self-opinion, self-partiality, self-satisfaction, smugness, swelled head, vanity; superiority complex
Near Antonymsbashfulness, demureness, retiringness, shyness; diffidence, self-distrust, self-doubt, timidity, timidness; lowliness, meekness, mousiness, passiveness, passivity, submissiveness; quietness, reserve, reservedness
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