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highflying

or high-flying

[hahy-flahy-ing] /ˈhaɪˈflaɪ ɪŋ/
adjective
1.
moving upward to or along at a considerable height:
highflying planes.
2.
extravagant or extreme in aims, opinions, etc.; unduly lofty:
highflying ideas about life.
3.
having a high cost or perceived value:
the highflying glamour stocks.
Origin of highflying
1575-1585
First recorded in 1575-85; high + flying
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high-flying

adjective
1.
having great ambition or ability
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