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highflier

[hahy-flahy-er] /ˈhaɪˈflaɪ ər/
noun
1.
a person who is extravagant or goes to extremes in aims, pretensions, opinions, etc.
2.
a person or thing that flies high.
3.
a stock, often speculative, whose price moves up or down widely.
Also, high-flier, highflyer, high-flyer.
Origin of highflier
1680-1690
1680-90; high + flier
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Slang definitions & phrases for high flyer

high flyer

noun phrase

A very adventuresome and impressive person (1690+)


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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