be as high as a kite

be as high as a kite
1. to behave in a silly and excited way because you have taken drugs or drunk a lot of alcohol.

I tried to talk to her, but she was as high as a kite.

2. to feel very happy and excited.

Winning the prize gave my self-confidence a tremendous boost; I felt as high as a kite for several days afterwards.


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  • high as a kite — {adj.} 1. As excited and happy as one can possibly be. * /When Eric won the lottery he was high as a kite./ 2. Intoxicated or under the influence of some drug. * /Jeff has been drinking again and he is high as a kite./ Compare: THREE SHEETS IN/TO …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • high as a kite — {adj.} 1. As excited and happy as one can possibly be. * /When Eric won the lottery he was high as a kite./ 2. Intoxicated or under the influence of some drug. * /Jeff has been drinking again and he is high as a kite./ Compare: THREE SHEETS IN/TO …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • high as a kite — (informal) Over excited, drunk, or very much under the influence of drugs • • • Main Entry: ↑high * * * (as) high as a kite informal intoxicated with drugs or alcohol * * * high as a ˈkite idiom ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • high as a kite — If someone s as high as a kite, it means they have had too much to drink or are under the influence of drugs …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • high\ as\ a\ kite — adj 1. As excited and happy as one can possibly be. When Eric won the lottery he was high as a kite. 2. Intoxicated or under the influence of some drug. Jeff has been drinking again and he is high as a kite. Compare: three sheets in the wind …   Словарь американских идиом

  • high as a kite — ► (as) high as a kite informal intoxicated with drugs or alcohol. Main Entry: ↑kite …   English terms dictionary

  • high as a kite — adjective Very much under the influence of drugs, extremely high …   Wiktionary

  • as high as a kite — informal : greatly affected by alcohol or drugs : very drunk or intoxicated The driver was as high as a kite. • • • Main Entry: ↑kite …   Useful english dictionary

  • (as) high as a kite — informal intoxicated with drugs or alcohol. → kite …   English new terms dictionary

  • as high as a kite — ► (as) high as a kite informal intoxicated with drugs or alcohol. Main Entry: ↑kite …   English terms dictionary

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