Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Having a proud or showy action or gait.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective having or moving with a high step.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective having or moving with a high step

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Examples

  • But before long, the dynamic back was high-stepping on the sidelines and returned.

    Oregon Ducks Dominate UCLA Bruins 60-13

  • The leggy, high-stepping Hernández stretches the play with his sprints and Rooney links front and middle from the No10 position.

    Manchester United dream of treble after sweeping aside Chelsea | Paul Hayward

  • Some devotees complain Totilas's flamboyant, high-stepping style and the merchandising that surrounds him are detracting from the purity of the conservative sport.

    Defying Neigh-Sayers, a New Star Hoofs It Onto the World Stage

  • But before long, the dynamic back was high-stepping on the sidelines and returned.

    Oregon Ducks Dominate UCLA Bruins 60-13

  • Totilas has swept competitions and set scoring records, but some devotees say his flamboyant, high-stepping style detracts from the purity of the conservative sport.

    Star Stallion Wins Dressage New Fans

  • Imago/Zuma Press Totilas, shown at the German Championships, is known for his flamboyant, high-stepping style.

    Star Stallion Wins Dressage New Fans

  • In performance, couples would line up to form an aisle, down which each pair would take a turn at a high-stepping promenade through the others.

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  • The music Hot 8 performed that day hearkened back to the social aid and pleasure clubs, said Pete, where a well-dressed band led a parade down the street, forming the “first line,” while onlookers joined them to form the “second line” with strutting, jumping and high-stepping underneath their decorated parasols as they blew whistles and waved feathered fans.

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  • The music Hot 8 performed that day hearkened back to the social aid and pleasure clubs, said Pete, where a well-dressed band led a parade down the street, forming the “first line,” while onlookers joined them to form the “second line” with strutting, jumping and high-stepping underneath their decorated parasols as they blew whistles and waved feathered fans.

    Hurricane Katrina: How Music Helped Save New Orleans

  • Dressage experts attribute Totilas's star power to his high-stepping, lithe bounces, similar to the spring of Lipizzaners, the white stallions that perform at Vienna's Spanish Riding School.

    Defying Neigh-Sayers, a New Star Hoofs It Onto the World Stage

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