American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Informal Appealing to sophisticated and discerning customers: a high-end department store; high-end video equipment.
- adj. Informal Sophisticated and discerning: books targeted to the high-end consumer.
“A company that perpetually markets the most expensive products in its industry pursues what is commonly called a high-end strategy, just as a person who always accepts the most challenging of jobs may be described as pursuing a high-risk strategy.”
“The estimate was described as a high-end figure based on 2014 costs.”
“It has 18 individual thatched cottages strung along a mile of sheltered private beach, and is known as a high-end destination for well-heeled tourists.”
“It would horrify the city planners of old, but we are probably going to have to learn to live with slums, which means working out the difference between the so-called "high-end slums" – good, safe, organised ones – and the frighteningly dangerous.”
“Absolutely, absolutely a Montepulciano doc, he responded, referring to a high-end red wine.”
“What such a device—sometimes described as a "high-end car for kids"—has to do with HBO or the Emmys, we don't know, but that's OK.”
“Visitor numbers to the country are limited not only by the difficulty of access, but by another government policy, that of encouraging only what the Tourism Council of Bhutan calls "high-end" tourism.”
“Absolutely, absolutely a Montepulciano doc," he responded, referring to a high-end red wine.”
“Absolutely, absolutely a Montepulciano doc," he responded, referring to a high-end red.”
“A tightly edited collection of high-end style available only to the invited.”
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