ace-high

[ eys-hahy, -hahy ]
/ ˈeɪsˈhaɪ, -ˌhaɪ /

adjective

(of a poker hand) having an ace as the highest card.
held in high esteem: He has an ace-high reputation.

Origin of ace-high

An Americanism dating back to 1875–80
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Examples from the Web for ace-high

  • 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.