Synonyms of high-handed in English:
people are becoming disenchanted with his high-handed approach
imperious, arbitrary, peremptory, arrogant, haughty, domineering, bossy, overbearing, overweening, heavy-handed, high and mighty, lordly, inflexible, rigid;
autocratic, authoritarian, undemocratic, anti-democratic, dictatorial, oppressive, repressive, despotic, tyrannical
informal pushy, cocky
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