Definition of skyward in English:

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skyward

Pronunciation: /ˈskīwərd/

adverb

(also skywards)
Toward the sky: flames were now shooting skyward
More example sentences
  • Sodden and anxious, riverbank dwellers gazed skywards as the heavens opened.
  • Taiyou embraced the girl for a few moments, turning her head skywards towards the Eternal Star.
  • Reporters, microphones in hand, gazed skywards.

adjective

Moving or directed toward the sky: the city was heavily guarded by skyward laser batteries
More example sentences
  • It's an exhilarating experience: crisp, high-altitude air, fresh powder, the search for grip as the snow makes a skyward plume in your wake.
  • But Irish motorists have been spared the worst effects of oil prices' skyward journey.

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Syllabification: sky·ward

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