Dictionary

high tide

noun

: the tide when the water is at its highest level

Full Definition of HIGH TIDE

1
:  the tide when the water is at its greatest elevation
2
:  culminating point :  climax <the hide tide of the war effort>

Examples of HIGH TIDE

  1. At high tide the water covers the rocks completely.

First Known Use of HIGH TIDE

1745

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: hightobyPrevious Word in the Dictionary: high–ticketAll Words Near: high tide
May 30, 2015
metadata Hear it
data about other data
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears