higher-up higher-up

Definition(s):

  • (n) one of greater rank or station or quality

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  • Asked whether Cunningham, an ace Navy fighter pilot decorated for his service in Vietnam, had worn a wire, the spokesman said the response from a higher-up was, "Like I'd tell you.

News

  1. Hirshhorn Board Chair Constance Caplan Resigns

    A lack of vision and transparency at the Hirshhorn has driven out another museum higher-up: This morning the Washington Post reported that Hirshhorn's Board of Trustees Chair Constance Caplan resigned on Monday.
    on July 11, 2013     Source: Washington City Paper

  2. Kanye West Was At The Decision And Fell Asleep

    Fansided has a very detailed account of one former ESPN studio stage manager's experience on the set of LeBron James's Decision , which is three years old today. The most revelatory passage concerns Kanye West, who was not only present for some reason but also fell asleep while LeBron And Jim Gray gabbed. The stage manager, Courtney Cox, describes a higher-up trying to get Kanye seated for the ...
    on July 9, 2013     Source: Deadspin

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