Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Reaching to a great height.
  • Ambitious; aspiring.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Reaching high or upward; hence, ambitious; aspiring.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Clamor kicks off a national tour on January 8 in New York City to celebrate her latest CD, "Something Good," which includes "Doodlin' in Taglish," a sinewy workout for her voice, which soars from the lowest soulful moans to high-reaching scat.

    Gil Asakawa: Charmaine Clamor, "Queen of Jazzipino," Coming To Colorado Jan. 29

  • Clamor kicks off a national tour on January 8 in New York City to celebrate her latest CD, "Something Good," which includes "Doodlin' in Taglish," a sinewy workout for her voice, which soars from the lowest soulful moans to high-reaching scat.

    Gil Asakawa: Charmaine Clamor, "Queen of Jazzipino," Coming To Colorado Jan. 29

  • With high-reaching dreams of my own, women like Lowrie are paving the way for my dreams to become more and more of a reality.

    Patricia M. Lowrie « AAUW Dialog

  • But I promise you this: If there are high-reaching indictments from Fitzgerald's grand jury that threaten to rip out several vital organs of the Bush regime, the same milksop Machiavellis who extol "hardball" as the Beltway's favorite sport will suddenly start worming their fingers together in major fits of nervous handwringing and warning us these trials risk "tearing the country apart" and becoming a "terrible distraction" to more "urgent problems facing the nation."

    Cries and Whimpers: James Wolcott

  • In his ambition and will he created the template, I would argue, for all the high-reaching politicians, generals, capitalists and artists who have come after him.

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • It can be found far up the high-reaching trail, two hours distance from the nearest habitation.

    Rancho El Pozo: a vignette

  • It can be found far up the high-reaching trail, two hours distance from the nearest habitation.

    Rancho El Pozo: a vignette

  • At dusk they began to climb the steps of one of the high-reaching pagodas, stopping now and then to lean against the ornate guardrail and peer over the edge.

    Heaven Lake

  • At dusk they began to climb the steps of one of the high-reaching pagodas, stopping now and then to lean against the ornate guardrail and peer over the edge.

    Heaven Lake

  • At dusk they began to climb the steps of one of the high-reaching pagodas, stopping now and then to lean against the ornate guardrail and peer over the edge.

    Heaven Lake

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