highly strung

adjective

Definition of highly strung

chiefly British

  1. :  very nervous or easily upset

Word by Word Definitions

highlyplay
  1. :  in or to a high place, level, or rank

    :  in or to a high degree or amount

    :  with approval :  favorably

strung
  1. : past tense and past participle ofstring


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up highly strung? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

contemplative of or relative to the past

Get Word of the Day daily email!