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

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 There, the couple departed in a wedding white Bentley getaway car, clearly on cloud nine. Alexandra Macon, Vogue, 6 Apr. 2022 Bride-to-be Simone Biles is seemingly still on cloud nine after getting engaged to NFL player Jonathan Owens on Feb 15. Elizabeth Ayoola, Essence, 4 Apr. 2022 Nabela Noor was on cloud nine as her family and friends helped to celebrate her baby girl on the way. Georgia Slater, PEOPLE.com, 28 Feb. 2022 Jadeveon Clowney and Garrett have to be on cloud nine this week. Jonas Shaffer, baltimoresun.com, 9 Dec. 2021 The Academy Award winner has also been on cloud nine in her personal life with her boyfriend, Van Hunt. Quinci Legardye, Harper's BAZAAR, 21 Nov. 2021 Of course, this post immediately put fans of the couple on cloud nine. Kayla Keegan, Good Housekeeping, 19 Oct. 2021 The kindness of a sensitive partner can put you on cloud nine. Tribune Content Agency, oregonlive, 12 June 2021 Jennifer Aniston is still on cloud nine since filming the Friends reunion. Paulina Jayne Isaac, Glamour, 3 June 2021 See More

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First Known Use of cloud nine

1936, in the meaning defined above

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Last Updated

11 Apr 2022

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“Cloud nine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cloud%20nine. Accessed 18 May. 2022.

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