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high-flyer

noun

  1. a person who is extreme in aims, ambition, etc
  2. a person of great ability, esp in a career


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Example Sentences

I aint no high-flyer myse'f. I fear'd ter shake han's wid you so fur off, Brer Rabbit.'

"You must have been a real 'gun,' a regular high-flyer, in your good days," she whispered.

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.

He is a high flyer, sailing about over our heads in the afternoon or evening.

She certainly was not one of the high-flyer yachts which had been bought up for service in the Confederate navy.

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