cloud nine

noun

Definition of cloud nine

: a feeling of well-being or elation usually used with on still on cloud nine weeks after winning the championship

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Examples of cloud nine in a Sentence

I've been on cloud nine ever since I landed my dream job.
Recent Examples on the Web Now, lovebirds can tie the knot on cloud nine — quite literally — with a new hot-air balloon wedding package available at a luxury hotel in North Carolina. Jessica Poitevien, Travel + Leisure, "Want a Socially Distanced Wedding? Get Married in a Hot-air Balloon Over the Blue Ridge Mountains," 19 Feb. 2021 Nikki was on cloud nine and the joy and excitement that radiated from her was infectious. Claire Gillespie, Health.com, "‘American Idol’ Finalist Nikki McKibbin Dies After Brain Aneurysm—What to Know About the Condition," 2 Nov. 2020 Nikki was on cloud nine and the joy and excitement that radiated from her was infectious. Claire Gillespie, Health.com, "‘American Idol’ Finalist Nikki McKibbin Dies After Brain Aneurysm—What to Know About the Condition," 2 Nov. 2020 The atmosphere was electric, Eilish and her team still on cloud nine; hugs were exchanged at a time before physical contact was considered hazardous. Jason Lipshutz, Billboard, "How Interscope Landed On Top In 2020," 17 Dec. 2020 Nikki was on cloud nine and the joy and excitement that radiated from her was infectious. Claire Gillespie, Health.com, "‘American Idol’ Finalist Nikki McKibbin Dies After Brain Aneurysm—What to Know About the Condition," 2 Nov. 2020 Nikki was on cloud nine and the joy and excitement that radiated from her was infectious. Claire Gillespie, Health.com, "‘American Idol’ Finalist Nikki McKibbin Dies After Brain Aneurysm—What to Know About the Condition," 2 Nov. 2020 Nikki was on cloud nine and the joy and excitement that radiated from her was infectious. Claire Gillespie, Health.com, "‘American Idol’ Finalist Nikki McKibbin Dies After Brain Aneurysm—What to Know About the Condition," 2 Nov. 2020 Nikki was on cloud nine and the joy and excitement that radiated from her was infectious. Claire Gillespie, Health.com, "‘American Idol’ Finalist Nikki McKibbin Dies After Brain Aneurysm—What to Know About the Condition," 2 Nov. 2020

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First Known Use of cloud nine

1936, in the meaning defined above

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6 Mar 2021

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“Cloud nine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cloud%20nine. Accessed 7 Mar. 2021.

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