Definition of high

Scrabble & Words with friends points


  • high is a valid Scrabble US word with a point value of 11
  • high is a valid Scrabble UK word with a point value of 11
  • high is a valid Words with friends word with a point value of 10

Definition of high


  • a high place (noun)

    Examples

    1. they stood on high and observed the countryside

    Synonyms

    1. heights
  • slightly and pleasantly intoxicated from alcohol or a drug (especially marijuana) (adjective)

    Synonyms

    1. mellow
  • happy and excited and energetic (adjective)

    Synonyms

    1. in high spirits
  • in a rich manner (adverb)

    Examples

    1. he lives high

    Synonyms

    1. luxuriously
    2. richly
  • (used of the smell of meat) smelling spoiled or tainted (adjective)

    Synonyms

    1. gamey
    2. gamy
  • used of sounds and voices; high in pitch or frequency (adjective)

    Synonyms

    1. high-pitched
  • at a great altitude (adverb)

    Examples

    1. he climbed high on the ladder

    Synonyms

    1. high up
  • a public secondary school usually including grades 9 through 12 (noun)

    Examples

    1. he goes to the neighborhood highschool

    Synonyms

    1. high school
    2. highschool
    3. senior high
    4. senior high school
  • standing above others in quality or position (adjective)

    Examples

    1. people in high places
    2. the high priest

    Synonyms

    1. eminent
  • a forward gear with a gear ratio that gives the greatest vehicle velocity for a given engine speed (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. high gear
  • a lofty level or position or degree (noun)

    Examples

    1. summer temperatures reached an all-time high
  • an air mass of higher than normal pressure (noun)

    Examples

    1. the east coast benefits from a Bermuda high
  • a state of altered consciousness induced by alcohol or narcotics (noun)

    Examples

    1. they took drugs to get a high on
  • a state of sustained elation (noun)

    Examples

    1. I'm on a permanent high these days
  • greater than normal in degree or intensity or amount (adjective)

    Examples

    1. a high temperature
    2. a high price
    3. the high point of his career
    4. high risks
    5. has high hopes
    6. the river is high
    7. he has a high opinion of himself
  • (literal meaning) being at or having a relatively great or specific elevation or upward extension (sometimes used in combinations like `knee-high') (adjective)

    Examples

    1. a high mountain
    2. high ceilings
    3. high buildings
    4. a high forehead
    5. a high incline
    6. a foot high

See definition of high in Merriam Webster

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