Cite
 

Meaning of aloft

a•loft

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.
—prep.
  1. on or at the top of: flags flying aloft the castle.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
See also: