skyscraping

adjective

sky·​scrap·​ing ˈskī-ˌskrā-piŋ How to pronounce skyscraping (audio)
: extraordinarily tall or high
skyscraping basketball players

Word History

First Known Use

1797, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of skyscraping was in 1797

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“Skyscraping.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/skyscraping. Accessed 30 Jan. 2023.

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