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high-fallootin

  • pie-in-the-sky, fancy, crazy and elitist.

    "I do not agree with all his "high fallootin" ideas."
    To think you're better or have a more important social status than everyone else. Usually there's no proof that this is true.

    Last edited on Apr 27 2014. Submitted by Anonymous on Aug 09 2009.

  • living above one's social status. Condescending.

    Last edited on Dec 27 2009. Submitted by Anonymous from Hockley, TX 77447, USA on Dec 27 2009.

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high five

noun

  • a gesture where two people smack the palms of their hands together as an expression of congratulations or shared success.
                                                                                                                                                                                         

    Citation from "Chapter 13", Eastbound & Down (TV), Season 2 Episode 7 (2010) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Dec 20 2011. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Aug 11 2009.

noun - uncountable

  • HIV. From "HI" = "high" + "V" = the Roman numeral for five.
    I heard so-and-so has the High Five.

    Last edited on Dec 20 2011. Submitted by Tim W. from Loxley, AL, USA on Mar 11 2003.

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high horse

noun

  • a position of arrogance. Usually used in the phrase "on (one's) high horse".
                                                                                                                                                                        

    Citation from "Enough with WADA's phony warnings to MLB", Yahoo! Sports, Jeff Passan, Mar 18 2010 blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.
                                                                                                                                                      

    Citation from "H.O.U.S.E. Rules", Eureka (TV), Season 1 Episode 11 blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Dec 13 2010. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Mar 22 2010.

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high hosey

verb

  • to lay claim to.
    I high hosey the front seat!
    • See more words with the same meaning: to claim.

    Last edited on Aug 01 2011. Submitted by Lee O. from Brewer, ME 04412, USA on Oct 30 2002.

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high road, the

noun - uncountable

  • better behavior than someone else.
    You should really take the high road in this situation.

    Last edited on Mar 28 2011. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Oct 03 2009.

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high roller

noun

  • a wealthy person who gambles large amounts.
                                                                                                                                                   

    Citation from "Cash Out", Reaper (TV, 2007), Season 1 Episode 10 blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Dec 20 2010. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Aug 11 2009.

  • generally, a person who spends a lot of money.
                                                                                                                                                        

                                              

    Citation from "Chapter 8", Eastbound & Down (TV), Season 2 Episode 2 (2010) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Nov 28 2011. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Nov 28 2011.

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high-rolleress

  • A female player who bets huge sums and only plays the high-limit tables
    Kate plays like crazy! last week she rolled $15K on the c-notes blackjack table. She's a high-rolleress!

    Last edited on Nov 19 2007. Submitted by Ben on Nov 19 2007.

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highside

  • used to describe someone always fronting or being a fake.
    Why you always gotta highside?
    To ignore or disrespect someone by not acknowledging their presence.

    Last edited on Apr 27 2014. Submitted by Trent from TX, USA on Jan 30 2000.

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