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"Get off your high horse" is an idiom people retort with in an argument when the other person is acting like a holier-than-thou being when in reality, they aren't. To put it in a simpler manner, to tell people to stop acting as if they're the top authority when they aren't.
Person A: "I am completely entitled to go around dismissing people when they do something completely normal just because they're wrong and I'm ultimately right."

Person B: "Get off your high horse."
by InsertDictionaryHere December 25, 2016
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You can tell by the way she walks, she got that WAP.

You can look at her face and tell she ain't got that WAP.
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An idiom used when you try to demoralise a smart cookie from spreading cringely bullcrap
Guy1: Ur such an idiot, u can't even include iostream and restart your computer
Guy2: Get off your high horse, you can't even write a paragraph in HTML, smartass
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by probablythisnameisntused January 26, 2020
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When someone at work thinks they are better than anyone else and tries to slam someone for following the rules.
Kevin:"Holly, get off your high horse, I'm sick of it"

Holly :"No Kevin, get off YOUR high horse, acting like you own Terrace!
by j--hizzy March 02, 2007
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When some one acts superior whereas they are not. Sometimes they are mistaken but usually delusional.

Example is when a man who is trying to see a woman texts her that: β€œI would love to see you but it seems to me that you want more than what I can give. I don’t want a serious relationship.”

The woman says: β€œoh please ...get off your high horse. I am just no longer interested”!
Man: β€œI am not looking for a serious relationship but love seeing you”
Woman: is this guy crazy or what ? Who wants a relationship with you?! Sonshe says: β€œ oh please... get off your high horse. Relationship?! I am not interested in you anymore. Stop texting me”
by FascinatingWords February 03, 2019
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A line people use when they get confronted directly for acting like a cunt to try to save face. It is normally used on people of equal or lower social standing and not generally used on people with power or authority. It is a pre-packaged response designed to win over the crowd or turn the tables and doesn't actually have any bearing on who is right or wrong.
Person 1: "Did you see Mark trying to hide his hair loss? It's so obvious."
Person 2: "Making fun of people's looks is kinda lame."
Person 1: "Get off your high horse."
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