skyscrape

intransitive verb
sky·​scrape

Definition of skyscrape

: to build a skyscraper city ruling … limits skyscraping to about twenty-two storiesNew Yorker

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back-formation from skyscraper

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“Skyscrape.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/skyscrape. Accessed 8 Mar. 2021.

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