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Definition of "higher-ranking" []

  • Having a rank above that of another. (adjective)

Gnu Collaboartive International Dictionary of English: licensed under The Code Project Open License (CPOL)

Use "higher-ranking" in a sentence
  • "Not to mention J-Hawk was married—and higher-ranking than either A-Rod or me."
  • "Last February, in an academic survey, more than 100 retired captains and higher-ranking officers reported that they were aware of instances of "ethically inappropriate" changes to crime complaints in the seven major categories of felonies measured by CompStat, though the department has repeatedly disputed the methodology of that survey."
  • "For a young lawyer, the reality seems to be that everyone who will be reading your work – the higher-ranking associates at your firm, the term clerks at the courthouse, etc. – came through the law review system and, except for a few oddballs, learned the Bluebook and expects you tohave."