high flier

high flier

A person who has the potential for or who has achieved great success. Tim was such a high-flier in college that it's no surprise he's achieved such great success in his career.
See also: high
References in classic literature ?
Although a high flier, yet it very frequently alights on the trunks of trees.
As a consequence, the Northern and North-western upper levels have been practically abandoned, and the high fliers have returned to the ignoble security of the Three, Five, and Six hundred foot levels.
The High Flier included six of the sale's top priced lots, headed at PS8,500 by the seven-year-old chestnut Section B gelding, Thistledown Eye of the Tiger.
And on her return journey she was treated like a real high flier by the pilot and crew of her Ryanair flight.
A HIGH flier has taken to the skies after earning his "wings" with the RAF.
Ivax, the nation's biggest generic drug company, was once a high flier, with $114.
JUST one in 10 small business owners in the North-East is a high flier, according to a new survey.
A HIGH flier performed his own wizardry in anticipation of next week's screening of movie blockbuster Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone.
We were honored to have had the opportunity to deliver our Workshop to ZC Sterling's High Flier award recipients," said Jodi Jones, founder and president of Wellness Alliance Network, Inc.
MAERSK Air, the airline based at Birmingham Airport, has appointed a true high flier as head of its network planning and analysis.
Gaming Lottery went from high flier and then fell into the abyss in a matter of days.
The remaining cup ties will see Gateshead A welcome Second Division high fliers Bedlington and Wallington travel to Hexham in the League Cup, while Ashington Colliers host Prudhoe Youth Club in the Bill Gardner Cup and Seaton Burn welcome Wideopen in the only Northumberland Minor Cup fixture.
The annual poll, conducted by High Fliers Research, claimed top employers received around 39 applications for every graduate role.
To avoid disappointment in the job market, graduates have become less inclined to take gap years or go travelling, according to the study by High Fliers Research.
On a day of high scores, Holyhead Hotspur defeated Llanrhaeadr Ym Mochnant 6-1 while that was also the scoreline by which Huws Gray Alliance high fliers Cefn Druids overcame Caernarfon Town, Tony Cann bagging a hat-trick.