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sky-high

Syllabification: sky-high

Definition of sky-high in English:

adverb& adjective

1As if reaching the sky; very high: [as adverb]: they saved a president from being blown sky-high
More example sentences
  • Well placed to win three low-profile races in the north, Overstrand has had his confidence boosted sky-high.
  • Had the one-dayers been played all in a heap, the South Aricans may well have continued to call the shots, their confidence having been blown sky-high.
  • Clearly, they are a team whose confidence has been boosted sky-high as a result of several triumphs.
1.1At or to a very high level; very great: [as adjective]: sky-high premiums
More example sentences
  • I see that violent crime is out of control in our cities, snuffing out lives, mangling the limbs of the innocent, raising anxiety levels sky-high.
  • Expert view: His cholesterol levels must be sky-high.
  • Without Arnie, it is highly debatable if today's prize money would be halfway near its current sky-high levels.

Words that rhyme with sky-high

ally, Altai, apply, assai, awry, ay, aye, Baha'i, belie, bi, Bligh, buy, by, bye, bye-bye, chi, Chiangmai, Ciskei, comply, cry, Cy, Dai, defy, deny, Di, die, do-or-die, dry, Dubai, dye, espy, eye, fie, fly, forbye, fry, Frye, goodbye (US goodby), guy, hereby, hi, hie, high, I, imply, I-spy, July, kai, lie, lye, Mackay, misapply, my, nearby, nigh, Nye, outfly, passer-by, phi, pi, pie, ply, pry, psi, Qinghai, rai, rely, rocaille, rye, scry, serai, shanghai, shy, sigh, sky, Skye, sly, spin-dry, spry, spy, sty, Sukhotai, supply, Tai, Thai, thereby, thigh, thy, tie, Transkei, try, tumble-dry, underlie, Versailles, Vi, vie, whereby, why, wry, Wye, xi, Xingtai, Yantai

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