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sky-high

[ skahy-hahy ]
/ ˈskaɪˈhaɪ /
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adverb, adjective
very high: Costs have gone sky-high since the war.
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Origin of sky-high

First recorded in 1810–20

Words nearby sky-high

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How to use sky-high in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for sky-high

sky-high

adjective, adverb
at or to an unprecedented or excessive levelprices rocketed sky-high
adverb
high into the air
blow sky-high to destroy completely
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