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Noun: high-up  'hI,úp
  1. An important or influential (and often overbearing) person
    - very important person, VIP, dignitary, panjandrum, high muckamuck [N. Amer]
Adverb: high up
  1. At a great altitude
    "he climbed high up on the ladder";
    - high

Derived forms: high-ups

Type of: important person, influential person, personage