aloft: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (u-lôft', u-loft'), [key]
— adv.
  1. high up; far above the ground.
    1. on the masts; in the rigging; overhead.
    2. (on a square-rigged sailing ship) in the upper rigging, specifically, on or above the lower yards (opposed to alow).
  2. in or into the air.
  1. on or at the top of: flags flying aloft the castle.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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