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Meaning of highflier

high•fli•er

Pronunciation: (hī'flī'ur), [key]
— n.
  1. a person who is extravagant or goes to extremes in aims, pretensions, opinions, etc.
  2. a person or thing that flies high.
  3. a stock, often speculative, whose price moves up or down widely.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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