Definition of highflier
1 : a stock whose price rises much more rapidly than the market average
2 : a company whose stock is a highflier
3 : an ambitiously competitive person with high aspirations
Examples of highflier in a Sentence
one of New York's largest law firms, it attracts highfliers looking for a big-time legal career
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Then shares and notes of units of Dalian Wanda Group, another highflier, plunged based on mere rumors that banks were dumping its bonds, which the company denied.
The coming age of driverless cars has typically centered on Silicon Valley highfliers like Tesla, Uber and Google, which have showcased their autonomous driving technology in luxury sedans and sport utility vehicles costing $100,000 or more.
The sportswear maker, once a highflier on Wall Street that benefited from strong and consistent growth, has fallen victim to new fashion trends and changing shopper habits.
Those with heavy positions in former Nasdaq highfliers haven’t made the cut.
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