on one's high horse

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on one's high horse (comparative more on one's high horse, superlative most on one's high horse)

  1. (idiomatic) Self-righteous; proceeding on the belief one is more correct or proper than others.
    When she gets on her high horse there is not much to do but go along with it or wait for it to pass.

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