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skyrocket

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noun sky·rock·et \ˈskī-ˌrä-kət\

Definition of skyrocket

  1. :  2rocket 1a



1688

First Known Use of skyrocket

1688


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skyrocket

verb sky·rock·et

Simple Definition of skyrocket

  • : to increase quickly to a very high level or amount

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of skyrocket

  • transitive verb
    1. 1 :  to cause to rise or increase abruptly and rapidly

    2. 2 :  catapult

    3. intransitive verb
    4. :  to shoot up abruptly <prices are skyrocketing>

    Examples of skyrocket in a sentence

    1. His popularity skyrocketed after his latest movie.

    2. <the crisis has caused oil prices to skyrocket>



    1851

    First Known Use of skyrocket

    1851



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