high-up

high-up

[hahy-uhp]
adjective
1.
holding a high position or rank.
noun, plural high-ups.
2.
a person holding a high position or rank; higher-up.

Origin:
1865–70; noun, adj. use of high up

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high-up
 
n
informal a person who holds an important or influential position

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