or high-fli·er, high·fly·er, high-fly·er
[ hahy-flahy-er ]
/ ˈhaɪˈflaɪ ər /
a person who is extravagant or goes to extremes in aims, pretensions, opinions, etc.
a person or thing that flies high.
a stock, often speculative, whose price moves up or down widely.
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"The Handmaid's Tale" was required reading for many of us in school. Everyone else has probably watched the very popular and addictive TV show. Do you remember this vocabulary from the book, and do you know what these terms mean?
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Look at the first twenty people that come towering by on the roof of a Highflier or a Defiance.Recreations of Christopher North, Volume 2|John Wilson