Definition of on top of the world in English:

on top of the world

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phrase

informal
  • Happy and elated.

    • ‘he was interested in her and she felt on top of the world’
    • ‘For a short time, he felt on top of the world.’
    • ‘He said he was on top of the world after clinching the World Superbike Championship days after the birth of his first child.’
    • ‘Not that I want to lie and pretend I'm on top of the world, but if I could just wait a little longer perhaps I'll find something positive to write.’
    • ‘We entered the gym in fear and trepidation and left feeling tired but on top of the world.’
    • ‘But once upon a time, she was on top of the world, until her addictions seemed to get the better of her.’
    • ‘I felt on top of the world because I felt that I had achieved what I wanted to.’
    • ‘A Newry girl is on top of the world after being selected for a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.’
    • ‘When the day in question finally arrived, I was dressed in a business suit and felt on top of the world.’
    • ‘If your child gets through in the test, of course you feel on top of the world.’
    • ‘Maybe it was because of the setting, but I really felt on top of the world.’
    • ‘Any time you win a tournament at that age, you feel on top of the world.’
    overjoyed, ecstatic, euphoric, thrilled, elated, delighted, on cloud nine, on cloud seven, treading on air, walking on air, in seventh heaven, jubilant, rapturous, beside oneself with joy, jumping for joy, exultant, transported, delirious, enraptured, blissful, in raptures, as pleased as Punch, cock-a-hoop, as happy as a sandboy, as happy as Larry, like a child with a new toy
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