high liver

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noun Informal.

a person who lives extravagantly or luxuriously.

Nearby words

  1. high jinks,
  2. high jump,
  3. high jumper,
  4. high key,
  5. high life,
  6. high mass,
  7. high milling,
  8. high noon,
  9. high off the hog, eat,
  10. high on

Origin of high liver

First recorded in 1880–85

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Examples 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.