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ace-high

[eys-hahy, -hahy] /ˈeɪsˈhaɪ, -ˌhaɪ/
adjective
1.
(of a poker hand) having an ace as the highest card.
2.
held in high esteem:
He has an ace-high reputation.
Origin of ace-high
1875-1880
1875-80, Americanism
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  • You've always been ace-high with me, and there never will come the day when you can't eat on my meal-ticket.

    The Trail of '98 Robert W. Service
  • From the very first dose he was ace-high and everybody else looked like thirty cents to her.

    The Four Million

    O. Henry
Slang definitions & phrases for ace-high

ace-high

adjective

Of the best; first-rate: His reputation is ace-high

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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