sky·​write ˈskī-ˌrīt How to pronounce skywrite (audio)
skywrote ˈskī-ˌrōt How to pronounce skywrite (audio) ; skywritten ˈskī-ˌri-tᵊn How to pronounce skywrite (audio) ; skywriting ˈskī-ˌrī-tiŋ How to pronounce skywrite (audio)

transitive verb

: to letter by skywriting

intransitive verb

: to do skywriting
skywriter noun

Word History


back-formation from skywriting

First Known Use

1926, in the meaning defined at transitive sense

Time Traveler
The first known use of skywrite was in 1926

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Cite this Entry

“Skywrite.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Feb. 2024.

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