Share this entry

skyscraping Line breaks: sky|scrap¦ing
Pronunciation: /ˈskʌɪskreɪpɪŋ/

Definition of skyscraping in English:

adjective

Extremely high or tall: skyscraping hotels
More example sentences
  • South of Crete are farms and farmers, to the north lies the metropolitan area in all its skyscraping grandeur.
  • The foremost and most popular activity in the province of skyscraping mountains is trekking.
  • Although surrounded by a demolition site, skyscraping cranes and dozens of builders, a hospital is running as normal.

Definition of skyscraping in:

Share this entry

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources