High as a kite

Idiom

High as a kite

Definition

Extremely happy or intoxicated

Examples

She was high as a kite after winning the lottery!

He had one too many drinks and was so high as a kite!

I feel so high as a kite after finally graduating!

We were high as kites when we found out we got the promotion!

He was high as a kite after eating all the cookies!

Origin

The phrase has its roots in the late 19th century and has been used in literature, music, and everyday language ever since.

FAQs

Q

What does it mean to be high as a kite?

A

To be “high as a kite” means to be extremely happy or intoxicated.