Definition of high words in English:

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high words

plural noun

archaic
Angry words: high words passed between them
More example sentences
  • From less to more they got to high words, and defendant went up to his master and threatened what he would do with him.
  • Hotspur was summoned to London and there were high words between him and the King.

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