high-stepping high-stepping

Definition(s):

  • (adj) having or moving with a high step

Usage(s):

  1. Upkeep for the high-stepping chorus of Roxyettes, the huge orchestra and the three pipe organs was so high that the Roxy had to operate at near capacity to turn a profit.
  2. His high-stepping fashion shots, his cheeky celebrity portraits, his images of grandes dames as they dwindle sublimely into old age--not one of them is less than riveting.
  3. For theatergoers outside the tradition, skeptical of it, the show will look like a high-stepping exercise in runaway nostalgia.

News

  • Gag the 'ag-gag' laws that bar undercover recording of cruelty to farm animals

    In the last few years, undercover reports and videos have provided evidence of illegal practices such as soring (chemically burning the feet) of Tennessee walking horses to produce the fashionable high-stepping gait of that breed, beaten and mishandled piglets, and decaying hen carcasses in cages where birds are producing eggs for human consumption. These reports have made clear the level of ...
    on July 5, 2013     Source: Christian Science Monitor via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. "The high-stepping and the Heisman pose - we can do without that," Reid said. "But he did a nice job."
    on Dec 17, 2006 By: Andy Reid Source: Comcast SportsNet

  2. "Those guys are making great plays," Tom Brady said. "Donte, on our first touchdown, broke about three tackles, high-stepping into end zone. He turned a three-yard pass into a touchdown. The one by Wes, just before the first half (a 14-yarder...
    on Oct 21, 2007 By: Tom Brady Source: Providence Journal

  3. "I talked to him (Tuesday), and he told me to let you all know that me and him talked and it was like, the high-stepping and the dancing in the end zone is great, but the taunting is not acceptable," Hester said. "That's something you learn...
    on Dec 14, 2006 By: Devin Hester Source: Chicago Daily Herald (registration)

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