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English definition of “high spirits”

high spirits

noun [plural] uk   us  
If someone is in high spirits, they are extremely happy and having a good time: They'd had a couple of drinks and were in high spirits.Pleasure and happiness
(Definition of high spirits from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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