German-English translation for "himmelhoch"

"himmelhoch" English translation

himmelhoch
Adjektiv | adjective adj

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  • sky-high
    himmelhoch Berge etc
    himmelhoch Berge etc
himmelhoch
Adverb | adverb adv

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examples
  • die Berge türmten sich himmelhoch auf
    the mountains reached (up) to the sky
    die Berge türmten sich himmelhoch auf
  • jemandem himmelhoch überlegen sein figurativ, in übertragenem Sinn | figurative(ly)fig
    to be head and shoulders abovejemand | somebody sb
    jemandem himmelhoch überlegen sein figurativ, in übertragenem Sinn | figurative(ly)fig
  • (er ist immer) himmelhoch jauchzend, zu(m) Tode betrübt figurativ, in übertragenem Sinn | figurative(ly)fig
    (he is) up one minute and down the next
    (er ist immer) himmelhoch jauchzend, zu(m) Tode betrübt figurativ, in übertragenem Sinn | figurative(ly)fig

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