feel on top of the world

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feel on top of the world

To feel very happy. I felt on top of the world when I found out that I'd gotten an A on my hardest exam. Cathy has been feeling on top of the world ever since she got that big promotion at work.
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feel on top of the world

Fig. to feel very good, as if one were ruling the world. I feel on top of the world this morning. I do not actually feel on top of the world, but I have felt worse.
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