high and mighty
Adjective

high and mighty (comparative higher and mightier, superlative highest and mightiest)

  1. (idiomatic) Overbearingly arrogant; ostentatiously self-important or self-aggrandizing.
    Ever since she was placed in the gifted program, she's become so high and mighty that no one wants to be near her.
Noun
  1. (idiomatic) A social or economic group wielding undue power, influence or economic clout.
    The high and mighty are to be found at the Fairlawn Country Club on pleasant afternoons.



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