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cloud nine

n. Informal
A state of elation or great happiness: was on cloud nine after winning the marathon.

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n.
a state of perfect happiness (usu. in the phrase on cloud nine).
[1955–60, Amer.]
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Noun1.cloud nine - a state of extreme happinesscloud nine - a state of extreme happiness  
ecstasy, rapture - a state of elated bliss
elation - an exhilarating psychological state of pride and optimism; an absence of depression

cloud nine

noun
Informal. A state of elated bliss:
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