an elevated highway, especially one well above ground level and composed of a series of spans.

Nearby words

  1. skysurfing,
  2. skyte,
  3. skytrooper,
  4. skywalk,
  5. skyward,
  6. skywrite,
  7. skywriting,
  8. skíros,
  9. sl,
  10. sla

Origin of skyway

First recorded in 1915–20; sky + way1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for skyway

  • The city of Chicago has done a similar deal, leasing out its Skyway toll bridge for $1.83 billion.

  • It was dark outside his windows, but a glow above the walls across the skyway told of the city pulsing and murmuring beyond.

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