or high-fli·er, high·fly·er, high-fly·er
Origin of highflier
Examples from the Web for high-flyer
"He must be a high-flyer of a cat," and the old man chuckled over his joke.The Bobbsey Twins|Laura Lee Hope
I ain't no high-flyer myse'f. I fear'd ter shake han's wid you so fur off, Brer Rabbit.'
She certainly was not one of the high-flyer yachts which had been bought up for service in the Confederate navy.On The Blockade|Oliver Optic
Here we have our author in evening dress, passing as a man of society at a banquet of the rich, shadowing a "high-flyer" crook.Twenty Years a Detective in the Wickedest City in the World|Clifton R. Wooldridge
I aint no high-flyer myse'f. I fear'd ter shake han's wid you so fur off, Brer Rabbit.'