or high-fli·er, high·fly·er, high-fly·er
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.
- highest common factor,
- highest intercostal vein,
Origin of highflier
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Examples from the Web for highflier
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