cloud nine

noun

Definition of cloud nine

  1. :  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

  1. I've been on cloud nine ever since I landed my dream job.

1959

First Known Use of cloud nine

1959



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