Definition of aloft
- measuring the winds aloft
- meals served aloft
- went aloft to unfurl the sails
The balloon stayed aloft for days.
the ease with which he can hold a ballerina aloft with one hand is awesome
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: in the air
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to emit the high shrill tone of bagpipes
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