to walk on air

Idiom Definition

Idiom Definition - walk on air

"to walk on air"

to be extremely happy or excited;

to feel elated;

to be euphoric


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Idiom Scenario 1

Idiom Definition - walk on air

Two colleagues are talking ...

Colleague 1:  Well, don't leave me in suspense. Did you get the promotion?

Colleague 2:  Yes I did and I am so happy.

Colleague 1:  I thought so because you were walking on air when you left the conference room.

Idiom Scenario 2

Idiom Definition - walk on air

Two friends are talking ...

Friend 1:  Why are you walking on air?

Friend 2:  My girlfriend agreed to marry me. I am so excited and happy.

to walk on air - Usage:


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to walk on air - Gerund Form:

Walking on air is an awesome feeling.

to walk on air - Examples:

1)  I wept and laughed alternately. I was as light as if walking on air. I felt as if I had gained greater peace and happiness than I had ...

2)  "I was walking on air," he says. "I had tears of joy and relief."

3)  I felt so good. I am sure I was walking on air for weeks.

4)  ... feeling better than she has in years. You can almost see her walking on air as she leaves the office.

5)  Like "walking on air", says Incandela. It was a magnificent moment to see the reaction ...

6)  ... depression, away with all care I've got the impression I'm walking on air. The outlook is splendid, that's just how I feel ...

7)  As well as one or two drinks. They were walking on air. They are normally quite cool and professional, but this time they're like ...

8)  It was a childhood dream to play for Barca and I was walking on air.

9)  Our transports of delight disappear. We stop walking on air.

10)  ... took us hours to get home but we didn't care we were walking on air after an incredible magical night. 

11)  ... and was so happy with the experience; it was like walking on air, the elation I felt.

12)  We felt so happy afterwards and we're still walking on air.

13)  "It was as if I was hallucinating, I was walking on air," he recalls with glee.

14)  Most couples feel they are walking on air on their wedding day.

15)  If you are walking on air, you are so happy that you feel as if you could float.

16)  I felt so excited I was almost walking on air as I rolled my carry on down the slanted walkway to customs and immigration.

17)  How did that feel? Like walking on air. Being chosen as one of the six best non- English novels of the year ...

18)  Monday got me so many compliments that I was pretty much walking on air!

19)  ... you so that you know how much he loves you. You are walking on air. He sacrificed being caught to spend some time with you.

20)  I walked out of the concert walking on air. It was a totally brilliant performance.