skyscraping

[ skahy-skrey-ping ]
/ ˈskaɪˌskreɪ pɪŋ /

adjective

of or like a skyscraper; very high: a skyscraping chimney.

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Origin of skyscraping

1830–40; sky + scrape + -ing2; in recent use probably skyscrap(er) + -ing2
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