high liver


noun Informal.

a person who lives extravagantly or luxuriously.

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Origin of high liver

First recorded in 1880–85
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Example sentences from the Web for high liver

  • By adopting the cognomen of Habrodiaitos, or high-liver, he brought upon himself the nickname of Rhabdodiaitos, or brush-man.

    History of Ancient Art|Franz von Reber
  • If the high-liver knew when to stop eating, how much less sure dyspepsia would be.