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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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cloud′ nine′


n.
a state of perfect happiness (usu. in the phrase on cloud nine).
[1955–60, Amer.]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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
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cloud nine

noun
Informal. A state of elated bliss:
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"It's sometimes referred to as herbal ecstasy and usually comes in dried leaf form.
Substances discovered included ecstasy, cocaine, cannabis and TFMPP, which is known as Molly or herbal ecstasy.
Sources said health bosses believe the so-called "legal high" of "herbal ecstasy" is being mixed with alcohol and proving to be a fatal combination.
The court was also read a statement from Jordan's mum, Vanessa, who said she knew her son smoked cannabis regularly and had taken cocaine and herbal Ecstasy. She added she was concerned he was addicted to painkillers.