high-up high-up

Definition(s):

  • (n) an important or influential (and often overbearing) person

Usage(s):

  • This time, in a highly topical spoof of a lady ambassador to "the Grand Duchy of Lichtenburg," she plays one of those high-up roles made to order for her lowdown ways.

News

  • Cory Booker’s Video Curation Startup Waywire Reportedly Close to Shuttering

    It looks like Andrew Zucker, the 15-year-old son of CNN president Jeff Zucker, bailed on Waywire just in time. The New York Post reports that according to “well-placed” sources, several high-up Waywire employees have been actively job searching, fueled by the fear that the video curation startup may soon shut down. Read More
    on August 9, 2013     Source: The New York Observer

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periphery periphery
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