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sky-high

adverb \ ˈskī-ˈhī \
Updated on: 11 Sep 2017

Definition of sky-high

1 a :high into the air
b :to a high or exorbitant level or degree
  • lifted my spirit sky-high
  • —Elmer Morriss
2 :in an enthusiastic manner
3 :to bits :apart
  • blown sky-high

First Known Use of sky-high

1818


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sky-high

adjective

Definition of sky-high

1 :excessively expensive :exorbitant
2 :extremely or excessively high
  • her blood pressure was sky-high

First Known Use of sky-high

1829


SKY-HIGH Defined for English Language Learners

sky-high

adverb

Definition of sky-high for English Language Learners

  • : to a very high degree, level, or amount


sky-high

adjective

Definition of sky-high for English Language Learners

  • : extremely high



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