Of great vertical extent. Great, or greater than normal, in quantity, size, or intensity. Great in rank or status. (of a sound or note) having a frequency at the upper end of the auditory range. Excited; euphoric. Unpleasantly strong-smelling, in particular (of food) beginning to go bad. (of a vowel) produced with the tongue relatively near the palate. At or to a considerable or specified height. Highly. (of a sound) at or to a high pitch. A high point, level, or figure. A state of high spirits or euphoria. High school (chiefly used in names). A high power setting.