Of great vertical extent
the top of 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.
A festive celebration, especially of a boisterous or rowdy nature; a drinking bout, a spree.
In or to heaven or a high place
A senior person in an organization
As high as a person's head; at head height.
Highly refined or sophisticated art; also occasionally as adjective.
Camp of a kind regarded as either sophisticated or extreme.
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.
Fed richly or to excess; well-fed.
Having, characterized by, or relating to a high concentration of flux; contrasted with low-flux.
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.
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.
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.
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.
That is paid a high wage; earning good pay; (of a job, etc.) that pays well.
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.
(Of a property) let at a high rent.
A boot or shoe having a high upper. Usually in plural Now chiefly historical (US in later use).
(In plural) a stepladder (frequently in a pair of high steps) (now rare).
Originally and chiefly US informal. High-class, superior.
Chiefly US. To bring to a superior or more elevated state; to make high-toned.
Originally: a Tory holding opinions which give a high place to the authority and claims of the established church or state (now historical). Later: an uncompromising, traditionalist, or reactionary Tory or conservative.
Earning a large wage; well paid.
(Especially in the weaving of tapestry) warp that is vertical rather than horizontal; a method of weaving employing a vertical warp; frequently attributive; contrasted with low warp.
A type of liquor containing a high percentage of alcohol
Rising or reaching as high as a person's nose.
Very high; too high.
Be very successful; prosper
(In card games) having the ace (or another specified card) as the highest-ranking
(Of a river) be close to overflowing, with a strong current
Relating to or denoting an audio or video system using a relatively high carrier frequency, which allows more bandwidth for the signal
North American term for full beam.
Having noble parents
Short for high-calorie.
The day of a religious festival
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
A gesture of celebration or greeting in which two people slap each other’s palms with their arms raised