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highflier

noun high·fli·er \ˈhī-ˈflī(-ə)r\

Definition of highflier

  1. 1 :  a stock whose price rises much more rapidly than the market average

  2. 2 :  a company whose stock is a highflier

  3. 3 :  an ambitiously competitive person with high aspirations



Examples of highflier

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



Circa 1961

First Known Use of highflier

circa 1961

Variants of highflier

or high·fly·er play \ˈhī-ˈflī(-ə)r\

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