- 得意洋洋 [dé yì yáng yáng]
- feel oneself highly flattered; be heaved [transported] with joy; cheerful and confident; have one's nose in the air; have one's tail up; look like the cat that eats the canary; on the high ropes; proud and self-satisfied; walk on air
After he heard the news he trod on air.
My daughter is as pleased as Punch. She has just had an article published in the Daily Mail.
Being in a state of boastful elation or exultation.