in high spirits

Definition of in high spirits

:very happy and excited
  • All the children were in high spirits on the last day of school.

Word by Word Definitions

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

  2. : having a specified height or elevation : tall

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

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

  2. : well, luxuriously

  1. : an elevated place or region: such as

  2. : hill, knoll

  3. : the space overhead : sky

spirit play spirits
  1. : an animating or vital principle held to give life to physical organisms

  2. : a supernatural being or essence: such as

  3. : holy spirit

  1. : to infuse with spirit

  2. : to carry off usually secretly or mysteriously


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