on cloud nine

Definition of on cloud nine

informal
:very happy
  • He's been on cloud nine ever since she agreed to marry him.

Word by Word Definitions

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

  2. : something resembling or suggesting a cloud: such as

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

  1. : to grow cloudy

  2. : to become troubled, apprehensive, or distressed in appearance

  3. : to become blurry, dubious, or ominous

nine play
  1. : a number that is one more than eight — see Table of Numbers

  2. : the ninth in a set or series

  3. : something having nine units or members: such as


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