high-fly·er

high-flier

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • high|fly|er — «HY FLY uhr», noun. = highflier. (Cf. ↑highflier) …   Useful english dictionary

  • high|fly|ing — «HY FLY ihng», adjective. 1. that flies high: »a highflying bird. 2. Figurative. extravagant or pretentious. 3. rapidly developing and increasing in value: »highflying technology industry; once highflying financial houses crumbled. 4. very active …   Useful english dictionary

  • high-fly·ing — …   Useful english dictionary

  • the high-fly —    obsolete England    sending out begging letters    The career was made economically viable by the introduction of the penny post. Today we have a more descriptive title in junk mail, which also includes general advertising matter …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • High Flyer — High|fly|er, High Fly|er [ ha̮ifla̮iɐ], der [engl. highflyer, eigtl. = Überflieger] (Wirtsch.): 1. [neu gegründetes] Unternehmen, das sich sehr schnell u. erfolgreich auf dem Markt durchsetzt. 2. Aktie, die sehr schnell an Wert gewinnt …   Universal-Lexikon

  • high-flier — highˈ flīˈer or highˈ flyˈer noun 1. A bird that flies high 2. Someone prone to extravagance of opinion or action 3. An ambitious person, or one naturally equipped to reach prominence 4. (with cap; historical) a High Churchman, or, in Scotland,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • high-flyer — highˈ flīˈer or highˈ flyˈer noun 1. A bird that flies high 2. Someone prone to extravagance of opinion or action 3. An ambitious person, or one naturally equipped to reach prominence 4. (with cap; historical) a High Churchman, or, in Scotland,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Fly ash — Photomicrograph made with a Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM): Fly ash particles at 2,000x magnification Fly ash is one of the residues generated in combustion, and comprises the fine particles that rise with the flue gases. Ash which does not… …   Wikipedia

  • fly high — verb 1. be elated (Freq. 1) He was flying high during the summer months • Hypernyms: ↑feel, ↑experience • Verb Frames: Somebody s 2. make steady progress; be at the high point in one s career or reach a high point …   Useful english dictionary

  • Fly (disambiguation) — A fly is any species of insect of the order Diptera; to fly is a verb referring to flight, the process of flying. Fly may also refer to:* Fly (clothing), a part of trousers or other garments * Fly (pentop computer), a type of computer built into… …   Wikipedia

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