One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
(of a person) be out of touch with reality; be daydreaming.
engrossed, absorbed, rapt, immersed, deep, intent, engaged, wrapped upView synonyms
- ‘He spends too much time with his head in the clouds.’
- ‘But they are labeled ‘slackers’ or ‘skylarkers,’ people with their head in the clouds and their belongings in their parents' basement.’
- ‘You've been wandering around with your head in the clouds for almost a month, you look like you're sleepwalking most of the time.’
- ‘Jane ignored him, ‘You're always wandering around with your head in the clouds, aren't you Peter?’
- ‘He can't continue going around with his head in the clouds.’
- ‘After all, a man with responsibilities can't walk around with his head in the clouds all the time.’
- ‘She's a woman with her head in the clouds and her feet firmly planted on the ground.’
- ‘Claudette gave an impatient sigh. ‘You spend too much time with your head in the clouds.’
- ‘Regardless, it doesn't matter really; I'm just a stupid insignificant girl with her head in the clouds.’
- ‘The other inmates looked at him in wonder: What was this innocent redhead with his head in the clouds doing here?’
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