in the clouds

variants: or

with one's head in the clouds

Definition of in the clouds

  1. :  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.

Word by Word Definitions

cloudplay clouds
  1. :  a visible mass of particles of condensed vapor (as water or ice) suspended in the atmosphere of a planet (as the earth) or moon

    :  something resembling or suggesting a cloud: such as

    :  a light filmy, puffy, or billowy mass seeming to float in the air

  1. :  to grow cloudy

    :  to become troubled, apprehensive, or distressed in appearance

    :  to billow up in the form of a cloud


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contemplative of or relative to the past

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