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Noun1.highflyer - a person of great ability and ambition
achiever, succeeder, winner, success - a person with a record of successes; "his son would never be the achiever that his father was"; "only winners need apply"; "if you want to be a success you have to dress like a success"
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Mrs Boffin, Wegg,' said Boffin, 'is a highflyer at Fashion.
Mrs Boffin, as I've mentioned, is a highflyer at Fashion; at present I'm not.
Thomas, do be quick; we shall never catch the Highflyer at Dunchurch.
Sale leader, at PS20,000, was the seven-year-old cob stallion Thorneyside The Highflyer, bought by Mickey Morris.
The highflyer sidestepped Axel and allowed him to inadvertently hit his best friend Bo Dallas on the ring apron.
Ollie Bray's Joe The Pro, a son of Skywalker Puma and Royal Highflyer, broke fast and built up a four-length lead by the third bend.
PRIVATE Equity can make sure the sponsors keep their own cash by landing the Highflyer Bloodstock Four Years Old Chase at Warwick.
As we were perambulating along Princes Dock one evening this week, we noted the highflyer driving away from the TMP nerve centre.
The Financial Services Authority said John Akinduro, of Highflyer Business Services, submitted applications in the names of two people without their knowledge or consent, and used false documents to support the applications.
THERE'S some competitive action at Warwick tomorrow with several well thought of youngsters set to line up in the Highflyer Bloodstock Novices' Chase (2.
The Paul Nicholls-trained son of Bigstone was the winner of the pounds 10,000 Highflyer Bloodstock Four Year Old Novices' Chase, the first such contest restricted to horses of that age group for well over a decade.