over the moon


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over the moon

Extremely happy. I've been over the moon ever since I got engaged—I just can't stop looking at my ring!
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over the moon

mainly BRITISH, INFORMAL
COMMON If you are over the moon about something that has happened, you are very happy about it. `Caroline must be pleased about her new job.' — `She's over the moon.' I'm over the moon about Rosie's news.
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over the moon

extremely happy; delighted. informal
This phrase comes from an old nursery rhyme which includes the lines Heigh diddle diddle, the cat and the fiddle, the cow jumped over the moon .
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over the moon

In a state of great happiness.
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However, after yesterday's weather-affected draw at Lord's, captain Phil Mustard was "over the moon" with every part of his team.
"I'm over the moon.The contracted group will get together in a few weeks and we'll be looking forward to a hopeful selection in the Sri Lankan series in mid-August.
They won by seven wickets and were over the moon with joy.
"I've tried to perform well this year and to now be in the England Test squad is fantastic, I'm over the moon," said Plunkett.
He explained jubilantly: "It isn't something we had expected but everyone is over the moon.
"It's absolutely fantastic to pick up a trophy in our first season in the Huddersfield League, and I'm just over the moon," said a quite emotional Lockwood after being presented with the trophy and a cheque for pounds 250.
Horden chairman Ken Lincoln is "over the moon" at the start the Colliers have made to the season.
He said: "It was good to get out there and bowl some overs and get my rhythm back, I was over the moon with how things went in New Zealand, I finished with the most wickets on tour.
"I am over the moon and to be second at the halfway stage is a good effort.
Afterwards the 26-year-old, whose previous highest score was 157 for Cambridge University against Sussex in 1996, said: "I'm over the moon. It's just a relief to get a championship century.