Meaning of “high-strung” in the English Dictionary

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"high-strung" in American English

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high-strungadjective

/ˈhɑɪˈstrʌŋ/

easily becoming worried or upset, and finding it difficult to relax:

As a teenager she was high-strung and restless.

(Definition of “high-strung” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)