Highball meaning

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To move ahead at full speed.
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To proceed at great speed.
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A cocktail served in a tall glass and consisting of liquor, such as whiskey, mixed with water or a carbonated beverage.
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Liquor, usually whiskey or brandy, mixed with water, soda water, ginger ale, etc. and served with ice in a tall glass.
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A railroad signal, originally a ball hung above the tracks, meaning “go ahead”
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A cocktail made from spirit plus soda water etc.
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(rail transport) An all clear or full speed ahead signal.
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To make an estimate which tends toward exaggeration.

If we highball the price, it comes out to $240. If we lowball it, it's closer to $200.

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(slang, rare or erroneous) To move quickly; to hightail.
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