High as a kite

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Definition

(to be) high as a kite: (to be) under the influence of drink or drugs (slang)
idiom

a kite: a framework covered with plastic, paper or cloth that is flown in the air at the end of a long string
noun
A kite is also a small bird of prey in the raptor family.

Examples

  • "Are you high as a kite?"

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