the height of
Definition of the height of
—used to say that something is an extreme example of something It was the height of stupidity to quit the team. Long skirts are now the height of fashion.
Word by Word Definitions
: the part that rises or extends upward the greatest distance : the highest part : summit
: the most advanced or extreme point of something : zenith
: the distance from the bottom to the top of someone or something standing upright
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