in the clouds


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in the clouds

1. Detached from reality; in a fanciful or imaginative state; in a reverie. Jonathan has been more and more in the clouds lately; I just can't seem to get through to him. Janet's been in the clouds ever since she and Jim started going out.
2. Impractical or unrealistic. Your wild business ideas are always in the clouds, but this one is downright ridiculous!
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

in the clouds

Impractical.
See also: cloud
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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