Adjective Definition


1.Definition: (literal meaning) being at or having a relatively great or specific elevation or upward extension (sometimes used in combinations like `knee-high')

"A high mountain", "High ceilings", "High buildings", "A high forehead", "A high incline", "A foot high"

2.Definition: (used of the smell of meat) smelling spoiled or tainted

Related Adjective(s):gamey, gamy

3.Definition: greater than normal in degree or intensity or amount

"A high temperature", "A high price", "The high point of his career", "High risks", "Has high hopes", "The river is high", "He has a high opinion of himself"

4.Definition: happy and excited and energetic

5.Definition: slightly and pleasantly intoxicated from alcohol or a drug (especially marijuana)

Related Adjective(s):mellow

6.Definition: standing above others in quality or position

"People in high places", "The high priest"

Related Adjective(s):eminent

7.Definition: used of sounds and voices; high in pitch or frequency

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