- very high: Costs have gone sky-high since the war.
Origin of sky-high
First recorded in 1810–20
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Examples from the Web for sky-high
Along this sky-high route, nearly every 19th-century saloon or historic hotel has a ghost story to tell.The U.S. Road Trips You Should Really Take
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Unless some kind of sky-high musical chairs ensues, anything more than a cursory pre-potty hello could become a little tricky.Wingman, an App for Hookups at 30,000 Feet, Wants To Be the Tinder of Airline Travel
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The popular storage service is the latest young tech firm to coin a sky-high valuation.Is Dropbox Worth $8 Billion?
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But after the painful shocks of 2008, the world got used to sky-high oil prices and eventually absorbed the impact.The End of Iran’s Oil Shield
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The sky-high value for Priceline is also part of a recent trend by companies chasing ever higher stock prices.Priceline Stock Breaks Through $1,000 Barrier
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Well, Duncan would have blown them sky-high, as he eventually did.As We Sweep Through The Deep
Even the summits of the peaks are visited by this sky-high dweller.Your National Parks
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And what is to hinder her taking her revenge and blowing me sky-high, as I deserve?Norine's Revenge; Sir Noel's Heir
May Agnes Fleming
"My country has printed prayers," said Sky-High with lofty dignity.
Sky-High did not understand, and the grace was concluded amid smiles.
- 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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