"high-flyer" Definition

  1. a genteel beggar or swindler. A begging-letter impostor.
  2. a large swing, in frames, at fairs and races. The first fast coaches were called high-flyers on account of their desperate speed.

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Position in the dictionary: 1648 of 4022 slang words.
Next words in the dictionary: high-lows, high-strikes, highfalutin’, hipped, hitched, hittite, hivite, hoax, hob and nob, hob collingwood
Previous words in the dictionary: high-fly, high-flier, high jinks, high church, high and dry, higgledy-piggledy, hiding, herring-pond, hen-pecked, hen and chickens

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