to high heaven

Definition of to high heaven

informal

  1. :  very much, very badly, etc. The kids were laughing and screaming to high heaven. This whole situation stinks to high heaven.

Word by Word Definitions

highplay
  1. :  rising or extending upward a great distance :  taller than average, usual, or expected

    :  having a specified height or elevation :  tall

    :  situated or passing above the normal level, surface, base of measurement, or elevation

  1. :  at or to a high place, altitude, level, or degree

    :  well, luxuriously

  1. :  an elevated place or region: such as

    :  hill, knoll

    :  the space overhead :  sky

heavenplay
  1. :  the expanse of space that seems to be over the earth like a dome :  firmament

    :  the dwelling place of the Deity and the blessed dead

    :  a spiritual state of everlasting communion with God


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