high-strung

adjective
\ˈhī-ˈstrəŋ \

Definition of high-strung 

: having an extremely nervous or sensitive temperament

First Known Use of high-strung

1868, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of high-strung was in 1868

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high-strung

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of high-strung

: very nervous or easily upset

high-strung

adjective
\ˈhī-ˈstrəŋ\

Kids Definition of high-strung

: very sensitive or nervous a high-strung horse

high-strung

adjective
\-ˈstrəŋ \

Medical Definition of high-strung 

: having an extremely nervous or sensitive temperament

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