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Definition of "high spirits" []

  • Joyous elation (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "high spirits" in a sentence
  • "They were, and chatting in high spirits with Deece, who'd been seconded to Bantur the night Menolly had walked the tables to become a journeywoman, and with Strud, who'd been posted to a sea hold on Igen River that same night."
  • "He then told a lengthy and energetic tale about two men and five scorpions, and at some point it dawned on me that the two men he was talking about were none other than Davy and Charlie, the abusive British guards on the Beersheva road, and that the sly revenge Ali was describing explained his high spirits when he had rejoined us with the armaments on the road north of town."
  • "Otto looked so sad -- usually he was in high spirits -- that most of these early customers spoke to him or to Joe Schwartz about his health."