on cloud nine

on cloud nine
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [on, awn kloud nahyn]
    • /ɒn, ɔn klaʊd naɪn/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [on, awn kloud nahyn]
    • /ɒn, ɔn klaʊd naɪn/

Definitions of on cloud nine words

  • adjective on cloud nine blissfully happy 1
  • phrase on cloud nine If you say that someone is on cloud nine, you are emphasizing that they are very happy. 0
  • noun on cloud nine elated; very happy 0

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on cloud nine popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 97% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

Synonyms for on cloud nine

adj on cloud nine

  • ahead of the game — in the position of winning, esp. in gambling
  • athrill — excited or thrilled
  • blissful — A blissful situation or period of time is one in which you are extremely happy.
  • blue sky — fanciful; impractical: blue-sky ideas.

adjective on cloud nine

  • delirious — Someone who is delirious is unable to think or speak in a sensible and reasonable way, usually because they are very ill and have a fever.
  • elated — Extremely happy and excited; delighted; pleased.
  • enraptured — Simple past tense and past participle of enrapture.
  • euphoric — Characterized by or feeling intense excitement and happiness.
  • nonrealistic — interested in, concerned with, or based on what is real or practical: a realistic estimate of costs; a realistic planner.

adverb on cloud nine

  • entranced — Held at attention, as if by magic.

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