skyscraper

noun sky·scrap·er \ ˈskī-ˌskrā-pər \
Updated on: 1 Dec 2017

Definition of skyscraper

: a very tall building

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First Known Use of skyscraper

1882


SKYSCRAPER Defined for English Language Learners

skyscraper

noun

Definition of skyscraper for English Language Learners

  • : a very tall building in a city


SKYSCRAPER Defined for Kids

skyscraper

noun sky·scrap·er \ ˈskī-ˌskrā-pər \

Definition of skyscraper for Students

: a very tall building


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