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high–flying

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adjective high–fly·ing \-ˈflī-iŋ\

Simple Definition of high–flying

  • : flying far above the ground

  • : very successful or determined to succeed

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of high–flying

  1. 1 :  marked by extravagance, pretension, or excessive ambition

  2. 2 :  rising to considerable height

1581

First Known Use of high–flying

1581

Rhymes with high–flying


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