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sky-high

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

First recorded in 1810–20
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Related Words for sky-high

skyward, aerial, airy, raised, soaring, tall, towering, high-rise, lifted, skyscraping, spiring, dizzying, excessive, exorbitant, extortionate, extreme, high, immoderate, inordinate, stiff

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British Dictionary definitions for sky-high

sky-high

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