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High-and-mighty   /haɪ-ənd-mˈaɪti/   Listen
High-and-mighty

adjective
1.
Offensively self-assured or given to exercising usually unwarranted power.  Synonyms: autocratic, bossy, dominating, magisterial, peremptory.  "Autocratic behavior" , "A bossy way of ordering others around" , "A rather aggressive and dominating character" , "Managed the employees in an aloof magisterial way" , "A swaggering peremptory manner"






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Words linked to "High-and-mighty" :   domineering, autocratic, bossy, magisterial



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