be riding high

Definition of be riding high

informal

  1. 1 :  to be very happy and excited She's riding high after her recent win.

  2. 2 :  to be very successful The company's stock was riding high after the merger.

Word by Word Definitions

ridingplay
  1. :  the action or state of one that rides

  1. :  used for or when riding

    :  operated by a rider

  1. :  one of the three administrative jurisdictions into which Yorkshire, England, was formerly divided

    :  an administrative jurisdiction or electoral district in a British dominion (such as Canada)

highplay
  1. :  rising or extending upward a great distance :  taller than average, usual, or expected

    :  having a specified height or elevation :  tall

    :  situated or passing above the normal level, surface, base of measurement, or elevation

  1. :  at or to a high place, altitude, level, or degree

    :  well, luxuriously

  1. :  an elevated place or region: such as

    :  hill, knoll

    :  the space overhead :  sky


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