[ skahy-wey ]
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  1. an elevated highway, especially one well above ground level and composed of a series of spans.

Origin of skyway

First recorded in 1915–20; sky + way1

Words Nearby skyway Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use skyway in a sentence

  • In this video, a young, African American man, Chris Lollie, is waiting in a bank skyway to pick up his kids from pre-school.

  • 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.

    Security | Poul William Anderson
  • Into a one-way skyway he rocketed, along it over the suburbs and into the transcontinental super-highway.

    The Vortex Blaster | Edward Elmer Smith