Definitions of aloft

  1. in the higher atmosphere above the earth; "weather conditions aloft are fine" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. at or to great height; high up in or into the air; "eagles were soaring aloft"; "dust is whirled aloft" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. upward; "the good news sent her spirits aloft" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. On high; in the air; high above the ground. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. In the top; at the mast head, or on the higher yards or rigging; overhead; hence (Fig. and Colloq.), in or to heaven. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. On high; far above; on the higher rigging of a ship. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  7. On high: overhead: (naut.) above the deck, at the mast-head. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  8. In or to a high or higher place; on high; high up. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  9. On high; above; at the mast-head; up the rigging. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  10. In the air; among seamen, up among the rigging. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for aloft

  1. At the same time, with his other hand, he took from his pocket the small can which I had seen him place there, and held it aloft – The Exploits of Elaine by Arthur B. Reeve
  2. " Sail on the port bow," cried the lookout from aloft – The Three Lieutenants by W.H.G. Kingston