sky-high

adverb
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Definition of sky-high

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1a : 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

sky-high

adjective

Definition of sky-high (Entry 2 of 2)

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

First Known Use of sky-high

Adverb

1818, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

Adjective

1829, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Sky-high.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sky-high. Accessed 25 January 2020.

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sky-high

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English Language Learners Definition of sky-high

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: to a very high degree, level, or amount

sky-high

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of sky-high (Entry 2 of 2)

: extremely high

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