Definition of in seventh heaven in US English:

in seventh heaven


  • In a state of ecstasy.

    • ‘Poland are at sixes and sevens, Korea in seventh heaven.’
    • ‘We've had snow, and the dog is in seventh heaven.’
    • ‘I was twelve years old and I was in seventh heaven.’
    • ‘He got behind the serving counters and dished up turkey and mashed potatoes to the boys and he was just in seventh heaven.’
    • ‘Students and teachers at schools throughout Eden and Lune were in seventh heaven as they received their well-earned results after two years of tests, course work and hard slog.’
    • ‘He reported that the firm was in seventh heaven.’
    • ‘After my wonderful morning, add the dark, dank weather, and I was in seventh heaven.’
    • ‘Having recently fallen in love with this style of music, I was in seventh heaven.’
    • ‘West Indian father Dennis builds a cricket practice net in the back garden and David is in seventh heaven.’
    • ‘We were sold out, the audience loved it and we were in seventh heaven.’
    • ‘Of course, when the results came out a couple months later, I was in seventh heaven when they called my name and said St. Mary's College.’
    • ‘Come the day of the game, I was in seventh heaven.’
    • ‘Dan and Kelly look tired but are clearly in seventh heaven.’
    • ‘Rebecca was in seventh heaven, having girls to talk to, after spending the day with Scott and his friends.’
    • ‘For most of the afternoon, Hammam appeared to be in seventh heaven.’
    • ‘On the right-wing Fox News Channel, the network's star Bill O'Reilly has been in seventh heaven.’
    • ‘She loved it, plus her 2 sisters who still live in Jamaica came over so she was in seventh heaven.’
    • ‘David is green with envy and in seventh heaven all at the same time and is soon sneaking off to get some cricket lessons courtesy of Dennis.’
    • ‘University College Cork is in seventh heaven as it advances plans to restore a century-old observatory on campus.’
    • ‘Ardent followers of fashion will be in seventh heaven this weekend when one of the biggest and best clothes shows of the year fills the Sandton Convention Centre with a range of vibrant colours and exotic designs.’
    ecstatic, euphoric, thrilled, elated, delighted, overjoyed, on cloud nine, on cloud seven, treading on air, walking on air, jubilant, rapturous, beside oneself with joy, jumping for joy, exultant, transported, delirious, enraptured, blissful, in raptures, like a child with a new toy
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