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sky–high

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adverb \ˈskī-ˈhī\

Definition of sky–high

  1. 1a :  high into the airb :  to a high or exorbitant level or degree lifted my spirit sky–high — Elmer Morriss

  2. 2 :  in an enthusiastic manner

  3. 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. 1 :  excessively expensive :  exorbitant

  2. 2 :  extremely or excessively high her blood pressure was sky–high

First Known Use of sky–high

1945


SKY–HIGH Defined for English Language Learners

sky-high

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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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