high-up

[ hahy-uhp ]
/ ˈhaɪˈʌp /

adjective

holding a high position or rank.

noun, plural high-ups.

a person holding a high position or rank; higher-up.

Origin of high-up

First recorded in 1865–70; noun, adj. use of high up
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high-up


noun

informal a person who holds an important or influential position
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