walking on air

idiom

: feeling very happy
After he won the election, he was walking on air.

Examples of walking on air in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web After defeating Daniil Medvedev at Melbourne in January, the 22-year-old has been walking on air, fueled by that magic dust of Grand Slam status. Tim Ellis, Forbes, 24 Feb. 2024 Lately he’s been walking on air after his twin nine-year-old daughters, Kara and Avery, each shot their first big bucks during Indiana’s youth hunt last weekend. Outdoor Life, 27 Sep. 2023 These pointed mules are like walking on air but a nice update to your day-to-day wardrobe because of the glitzy gold. Town & Country, 13 Apr. 2023 Kaity, meanwhile, didn’t seem to be walking on air, either. Kturnqui, oregonlive, 27 Mar. 2023 Four days later, Tom Poulin was still walking on air and who could blame him? Rick Armstrong, Chicago Tribune, 17 June 2022 Sheila Grant says she’s been walking on air ever since the Bests told the Grants about the gift. Cheryl Hall, Dallas News, 3 Dec. 2020 This insect can plod along underwater by literally walking on air. Ed Yong, Discover Magazine, 8 Aug. 2012 See More

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“Walking on air.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/walking%20on%20air. Accessed 4 Mar. 2024.

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