Definition of on high in English:

on high


  • In or to heaven or a high place.

    ‘a spotter plane circling on high’
    • ‘How can anyone sit on high, preach the law and preach about justice and then send someone to their death?’
    • ‘Someone on high wants it covered up and Brennan is determined to find out why.’
    • ‘We managed, somehow, to keep our jobs, but alas, people on high had noticed and we were soon split up.’
    • ‘Someone on high must have decided that we've had more than our fair share of ruined bank holidays.’
    at great height, high up, far up, way up, at altitude
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