highflier

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highflier (plural highfliers)

  1. A person who or a type of aircraft that flies at high elevations.
  2. (idiomatic) An ambitious person, especially one who takes risks or has an extravagant lifestyle.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Jonathan Swift to this entry?)