informal Behaving in an arrogant or pompous manner: hell, boy, get down off your high horse
More example sentences
- I think you'd have to be a bit of an asshole to get on your high horse and say ‘no we don't wanna play any of the old stuff’ and only play songs off the new record.
- Before anyone gets back on their high horse, I have not missed a Sunday for church in something like nine years unless it is for weather, family emergency, or I am travelling.
- So maybe the FA should get their own house in order before climbing on their high horse.
Definition of on one's high horse in:
- The US English dictionary