Definition of high-riding in English:

high-riding

adjective

  • 1That rides or travels high in the sky, water, etc.

  • 2Of a (motor) vehicle: that sits high off the ground; that is a high rider.

  • 3Arrogant; overbearing, superior. Compare to mount (also ride) the high horse.

  • 4Successful; high-flying. Compare to ride high.

Origin

Mid 18th century. From high + either riding or riding, present participle of ride.

Pronunciation

high-riding

/ˌhʌɪˈrʌɪdɪŋ/