adverb, adjective

very high: Costs have gone sky-high since the war.

Origin of sky-high

First recorded in 1810–20 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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adjective, adverb

at or to an unprecedented or excessive levelprices rocketed sky-high


high into the air
blow sky-high to destroy completely
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