Definition of on cloud nine (or seven) in English:

on cloud nine (or seven)


  • Extremely happy.

    ‘I was on cloud nine once I had completed it’
    • ‘‘I was on cloud nine when I heard I won and I'm still up there,’ he said.’
    • ‘Now I knew why he was so happy upon my entering, he was on cloud nine, and was ecstatic to have someone to share it with.’
    • ‘She was on cloud nine when she came home that evening,’ says her father.’
    • ‘But last Monday he woke to find his sight had miraculously returned, and he has been on cloud nine ever since.’
    • ‘‘I was walking on cloud nine for days,’ she said.’
    • ‘And when it got an Oscar for visual effects, the team was on cloud nine.’
    • ‘To play for the school team at cricket and football put me on cloud nine.’
    • ‘Naturally, the airlines personnel are on cloud nine at receiving the honour.’
    • ‘Similarly, the other day someone in town recognised my name when I introduced myself, and said they'd heard my report on the radio that morning, which was nothing short of amazing and left me on cloud nine for most of the day.’
    • ‘The football club may still have an uncertain future, but fans were on cloud nine after a 3-1 win.’
    ecstatic, rapturous, joyful, elated, blissful, joyous, beatific, euphoric, enraptured, in seventh heaven, transported, in transports, in raptures, beside oneself with happiness, beside oneself with joy, rhapsodic, ravished, enchanted, delighted, thrilled, overjoyed, very happy
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