Definition of Fly high

1. Verb. Be elated. "He was flying high during the summer months"

Generic synonyms: Experience, Feel



2. Verb. Make steady progress; be at the high point in one's career or reach a high point in historical significance or importance. "The new student is thriving"
Exact synonyms: Flourish, Prosper, Thrive
Generic synonyms: Change State, Turn

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fly High

fly ash
fly ball
fly biscuit
fly blind
fly blister
fly box
fly boxes
fly bridge
fly by
fly by the seat of one's pants
fly casting
fly contact
fly fishing
fly front
fly high (current term)
fly honeysuckle
fly in the face of
fly in the ointment
fly in the teeth of
fly into a rage
fly like a rock
fly low
fly off
fly off the handle
fly on
fly on the wall
fly open
fly orchid
fly out

Literary usage of Fly high

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1. Folklore by Folklore Society (Great Britain) (1891)
"When sea-birds fly high and wheel round and round before the wind, a breeze is not far off. ... When gulls fly high " in the top of the air" a northerly ..."

2. The Chief Elizabethan Dramatists, Excluding Shakespeare by William Allan Neilson (1911)
"... I 'll fly low, and I '11 fly high, as my master says, to do you good, if you '11 forgive me. driven, Is Ч fit earth shoot again those darts at heaven ? ..."

3. The Ancren Riwle: A Treatise on the Rules and Duties of Monastic Life by James Morton (1853)
"And, although they fly high, with high and holy life, yet they hold the head low, through meek humility, ... fly high, and yet hold the head always low. ..."

4. ... Report of the United States Entomological Commission by United States Entomological commission (1880)
"They do not fly high in cloudy weather, but will go from one wheat-field to another. Do not fly high in hard winds, and never are seen flying except between ..."

5. The Ancient British Drama by Robert Dodsley (1810)
"Come, we'll fly high. Nothing ! there is a whore still in thine eye. Orl. My twenty pounds flies high. О wretched woman ! [Exit. ..."

6. A Select Collection of Old Plays by Robert Dodsley (1780)
"Til hear none: I fly high in that: rather than kites ... and then I fly high, is't not fo ? that for that; a gallows is the ..."

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