Meaning of “be flying high” in the English Dictionary

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"be flying high" in British English

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be flying high

If a person or a company is flying high, they are very successful:

The company was flying high as a maker of personal computers.

US informal to be very excited or happy:

When the winter Olympics came to Canada, the whole country was flying high.

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