Of great vertical extent
a high mountain
A musical note, two octaves above middle C, at or near the upper limit of a soprano's vocal range; also the note an octave below this similarly at or near the upper limit of a tenor's vocal range; sometimes (in extended use) as the type of a very high note.
In or to heaven or a high place
A festive celebration, especially of a boisterous or rowdy nature; a drinking bout, a spree.
A senior person in an organization
Be very successful; prosper
As high as a person's head; at head height.
(In card games) having the ace (or another specified card) as the highest-ranking
(Of a river) be full and close to overflowing, with a strong current
Highly refined or sophisticated art; also occasionally as adjective.
Relating to or denoting an audio or video system using a relatively high carrier frequency, which allows more bandwidth for the signal
The brightest setting of a vehicle’s headlights
Having noble parents
Short for high-calorie.
Camp of a kind regarded as either sophisticated or extreme.
The day of a religious festival
A name used for the eighth note of the scale in the tonic sol-fa system, being an octave higher than doh.
Subject to heavy customs duty.
Denoting the most expensive of a range of products
Denoting or relating to food or a diet that is high or relatively high in fat, especially saturated fat
Fed richly or to excess; well-fed.
A gesture of celebration or greeting in which two people slap each other’s open palm with their arms raised
Having, characterized by, or relating to a high concentration of flux; contrasted with low-flux.
A gear that causes a wheeled vehicle to move fast, owing to a high ratio between the speed of the wheels and that of the mechanism driving them
A tall hat, especially a top hat
A high headdress, especially of a type fashionable for women in the 18th cent.
The northern flicker, Colaptes auratus, a brownish woodpecker with a spotted underside and a black crescent on the breast, found in North and Central America.
(Chiefly as a title) the person who hooks the most or the largest fish.
An athletic event in which competitors jump over a bar that is raised until only one competitor can jump over it without dislodging it
Having a predominance of light or bright tones
A kick with the foot high in the air, for example in dancing or martial arts
A king to whom other rulers owe allegiance.
The principal church in a town, diocese, etc.
A high overhead cable used in the transport of logs from a logging site; = high line; frequently attributive.
An extravagant social life as enjoyed by the wealthy
That lifts or raises something to a greater height than is usual; specifically (of aircraft wings) producing more lift than is usual.
Fishing informal. The person who or boat which catches the most fish during a particular period of time; frequently as a title.
A lace-up boot with a low heel, reaching to the ankle, worn by military personnel in the 18th and early 19th centuries
The time of day when the throng of promenaders in the Mall in London is at its height; also in extended use.
A dice fixed so as to turn up high numbers, usually through being loaded or improperly spotted. Compare high runner. Usually in plural.
(In the Roman Catholic Church) formerly, a mass with full ceremonial, including music and incense and typically having the assistance of a deacon and subdeacon
A successful point in an event or period of time
That is paid a high wage; earning good pay; (of a job, etc.) that pays well.
(Of a filter) transmitting all frequencies above a certain value
Consisting of or relating to closely spaced forest trees with tall but relatively narrow trunks.
US. Designating a bed that has a tall upright post at each corner, often for the support of a canopy or curtains. Compare four-post. Now chiefly historical.