Definitions of higher-up

n one of greater rank or station or quality

superior, superordinate
one of lesser rank or station or quality
Harley Granville-Barker
English actor and dramatist and critic and director noted for his productions of Shakespearean plays (1877-1946)
Elia Kazanjoglous
United States stage and screen director (born in Turkey) and believer in method acting (1909-2003)
Konstantin Sergeyevich Stanislavsky
Russian actor and theater director who trained his actors to emphasize the psychological motivation of their roles (1863-1938)
show 17 types...
hide 17 types...
a superior person having claim to precedence
a man of such superior qualities that he seems like a deity to other people
one who supervises or has charge and direction of
bell captain
the supervisor of bellboys in a hotel
counsellor, counselor
someone who has supervisory duties at a summer camp
den mother
someone who plays the role of a den mother
director, theater director, theatre director
someone who supervises the actors and directs the action in the production of a show
boss, chief, foreman, gaffer, honcho
a person who exercises control over workers
a woman in charge of a group of workers
overseer, superintendent
a person who directs and manages an organization
a Japanese supervisor
monitor, proctor
someone who supervises (an examination)
director of research, research director
a supervisor in a research center
stage manager, stager
someone who supervises the physical aspects in the production of a show and who is in charge of the stage when the show is being performed
system administrator
a person in charge of managing and maintaining a computer system of telecommunication system (as for a business or institution)
someone who imposes hard or continuous work
trail boss
the person responsible for driving a herd of cattle
Type of:
a person who rules or guides or inspires others

Sign up, it's free!

Whether you're a student, an educator, or a lifelong learner, Vocabulary.com can put you on the path to systematic vocabulary improvement.