1. Upward in altitude. Located toward the observer's zenith.
2. Upward in geographic elevation.
3. Shorter term for High School.
4. The type of Lander in which there can only be one.
5. Most importantly and commonly used as an adjective to indicate that a person is under the influence of a controlled substance. It can be applied to any drug as long as it is not commonly supplied for recreational use. For something to be a drug, it has to be a chemical with an active effect on the body without being a nutrient, vitamin or mineral. So one can get high on fumes, medications, plant chemicals like THC
, Fungal toxins found in mushrooms, synthetic chemicals like LSD
, fermented waste materials, and animal biochemicals like adrenogland secretions. Please note that nicotine
use are not indicated by the word "high." For alcohol, the word used is "drunk
" and for nicotine, the effect is so mild, it is almost never referred to at all.
6. Most of the time, "high" is used for being under the influence of Tetrahydrocannibinol, more commonly known as Marijuana
. For clarity, most speakers will indicate what drug is being used by adding the word "on" followed by the drugs name.
Side note: The reason why this definition is so long, is because I am high on an amphetamine derivative prescribed by a shady doctor.
1. That hot air balloon is so high.
2. Snow can usually be found high in the mountains.
3. I went to Marina High. Now I have aids.
4. There can only be one Highlander.
5. Straight guys will suck you off if you get them high first.
6. Prima: "Dude, are you high? You said you were out of pot."
Secunda: "I AM out of pot, so I got high on cough syrup."