in the clouds

idiom
variants: or with one's head in the clouds

Definition of in the clouds

: spending too much time thinking about love or about ideas that are not practical Since he met Sara, he's been walking around (with his head) in the clouds.

Learn More About in the clouds

Dictionary Entries Near in the clouds

in the care of

in the clouds

in the club

See More Nearby Entries 

Statistics for in the clouds

Cite this Entry

“In the clouds.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/in%20the%20clouds. Accessed 17 Jan. 2022.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Name that Thing: Flower Edition

Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!