high–strung

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adjective \ˈhī-ˈstrəŋ\

Definition of high–strung

  1. :  having an extremely nervous or sensitive temperament

1868

First Known Use of high–strung

1868


HIGH–STRUNG Defined for English Language Learners

high–strung

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adjective \ˈhī-ˈstrəŋ\

Definition of high–strung for English Language Learners

  • : very nervous or easily upset


HIGH–STRUNG Defined for Kids

high–strung

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adjective \ˈhī-ˈstrəŋ\

Definition of high–strung for Students

  1. :  very sensitive or nervous a high-strung horse


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high–strung

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adjective \-ˈstrəŋ\

Medical Definition of high–strung

  1. :  having an extremely nervous or sensitive temperament


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