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Meaning of HIGH-HANDED

Pronunciation:  hI'handid

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  given to haughty disregard of others
 

HIGH-HANDED is a 11 letter word that starts with H.

 

 Synonyms: cavalier, domineering
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\High"-hand`ed\, a.
Overbearing; oppressive; arbitrary; violent; as, a
high-handed act.

 
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