Highflying High"fly`ing, a. 1. Extravagant in opinions or ambition. ``Highflying, arbitrary kings.'' --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

2. Flying at a high altitude; -- of airplanes. [PJC]

3. Having an excessively high cost or perceived value; temporarily very successful; -- of objects with respect to a market and people in their occupations; as, highflying internet stocks; highflying executives moving between companies. [PJC]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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