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aloft (adv) high in the air; high upward.
A person who has climbed up the top of mountain is aloft the mountaintop. If a soccer player kicks the ball high up in the air, he kicks it aloft. We see planes soaring aloft in the sky. A kite that flies aloft flies high in the air.
- Just a few minutes after it flew aloft, the plane crashed into a mountain nearby and went up in flames.
- Gilbert was last seen aloft on the mountaintop fifteen minutes ago. We haven't seen him ever since and we are worried.