at the height of

Definition of at the height of

  1. :  at the most advanced or extreme point of (something) He was at the height of his fame when he died.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  the part that rises or extends upward the greatest distance :  the highest part :  summit

    :  the most advanced or extreme point of something :  zenith

    :  the distance from the bottom to the top of someone or something standing upright

Seen and Heard

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a trip made at another's expense

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