in high spirits

idiom

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

Examples of in high spirits in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Jasmine was in high spirits, saying the trip had reinvigorated her love for the American man. Kelly Wynne, Peoplemag, 15 Jan. 2024 Here are 10 of the best New Year’s cocktails to welcome the new year in high spirits. Boutayna Chokrane, Vogue, 31 Dec. 2023 Despite the news, Gage — who plays the recurring character Lars Olmstead in the anthology series — appeared to be in high spirits for the cameras on the red carpet in a black zip-up top with matching black slacks and black leather boots. Kimberlee Speakman, Peoplemag, 16 Nov. 2023 High spirits Meanwhile, outside the Bronco and Ranger plant Saturday afternoon, striking workers were in high spirits, buoyed by a stream of support. Lauren Kaori Gurley, BostonGlobe.com, 17 Sep. 2023 In a second photo, the two sisters walk side-by-side in high spirits, with Marielle appearing to laugh. Kimberlee Speakman, Peoplemag, 8 Sep. 2023 The couple, who married in 2018, headed to Soho House in West Hollywood on Wednesday evening. Justin, 29, appeared in high spirits, looking casual in light blue baggy shorts, a navy oversized hoodie, blue sneakers and a beige bucket hat. Marisa Sullivan, Peoplemag, 3 Aug. 2023 He's remained in high spirits through his recovery, his brother, Zack Wilt, said Friday. Eleanor McCrary, The Courier-Journal, 28 July 2023 Both families were in high spirits through Christmas, including Nkechi’s one- hundred- year- old grandmother, who was overjoyed that her grandchild was finally embarking on her adult life. Krithika Varagur, Harper's Magazine, 10 July 2023 See More

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“In high spirits.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/in%20high%20spirits. Accessed 21 Feb. 2024.

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