Meaning of “be as high as a kite” in the English Dictionary

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"be as high as a kite" in British English

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be as high as a kite

informal to behave in a silly or excited way because you have taken drugs or drunk a lot of alcohol:

I tried to talk to her after the party, but she was as high as a kite.

to feel very happy and excited:

I was as high as a kite when I heard I'd got the job.

(Definition of “be as high as a kite” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)