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in orbit

Slang definitions & phrases for in orbit

in orbit

adjective phrase

Having a free and exhilarating experience; high, way out: One slurp of gin and he's in orbit (1960s+ Teenagers)


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Idioms and Phrases with in orbit

in orbit

Thrilled, delighted, as in Dean's in orbit over his son's success. This expression alludes to the successful launching into orbit of a satellite or other spacecraft. [ ; late 1900s ]
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