Meaning of sky-high in English:


Pronunciation /ˌskʌɪˈhʌɪ/

Translate sky-high into Spanish


  • So as to reach or extend very high.

    ‘they were blown sky-high’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘Despite Nigel's existential grapplings, 2004 could send him and his bandmates soaring sky-high.’
    • ‘Still, insurance rates had risen, and security on dams and pumping stations soared sky-high, underwritten by our taxes.’
    • ‘Don't waste your time trying to kill it in other ways than blowing it sky-high out of the water and into little tiny sharklet pieces.’
    • ‘College principal Leo Solomon said: ‘If the fire had got to those cylinders the whole building would have gone sky-high.’’
    • ‘The municipality's greatest act of cruelty was to sit and do nothing as a few unpaid tax bills were driven sky-high by compound interest.’
    • ‘By covering all the bases well before try-outs, you'll prevent freak-outs, plus your confidence will shoot sky-high.’


  • 1Extending far upward.

    • ‘the sky-high ceilings rescue the rooms from being oppressively opulent’
    high, tall, lofty, elevated, soaring, sky-high, sky-scraping, steep, mountainous, imposing, multistorey
    1. 1.1Very high in price, level, or degree.
      ‘sky-high premiums’
      • ‘their confidence is sky-high’