Definition of high-flying adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    high-flying

     adjective
    adjective
    BrE
     
    ; NAmE
     
    [only before noun]
     
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  1. 1very successful a high-flying career woman
  2. 2that flies very high in the air high-flying aircraft More Like This Adjectives that only come before a noun all-round, antenatal, aspiring, chief, dedicated, eventual, express, high-flying, live, lone, mere, mitigating, rogue, sheer, standout, ulterior, utterSee worksheet.
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