noun high·fli·er \ˈhī-ˈflī(-ə)r\

Definition of HIGHFLIER

:  a stock whose price rises much more rapidly than the market average
:  a company whose stock is a highflier
:  an ambitiously competitive person with high aspirations

Variants of HIGHFLIER

high·fli·er or high·fly·er \ˈhī-ˈflī(-ə)r\

Examples of HIGHFLIER

  1. <one of New York's largest law firms, it attracts highfliers looking for a big-time legal career>

First Known Use of HIGHFLIER

circa 1961


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