be flying high

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be flying high

1. To be very successful. Our business has been flying high ever since we launched this very popular new product.
2. slang To be very happy, often because of drug use. Primarily heard in US. Mary was flying high after her surgery, but I don't think she'll be quite as happy once the drugs wear off. A: "Wow, everyone is really excited to see this band play." B: "I think they're all just flying high."
See also: flying, high