Definition of Skyrocket

1. Noun. Propels bright light high in the sky, or used to propel a lifesaving line or harpoon.

Exact synonyms: Rocket
Generic synonyms: Visual Signal



2. Verb. Shoot up abruptly, like a rocket. "Prices skyrocketed"
Exact synonyms: Rocket
Generic synonyms: Arise, Come Up, Go Up, Lift, Move Up, Rise, Uprise

3. Noun. Sends a firework display high into the sky.
Exact synonyms: Rocket
Generic synonyms: Firework, Pyrotechnic

Definition of Skyrocket

1. n. A rocket that ascends high and burns as it flies; a species of fireworks.

Definition of Skyrocket

1. Noun. a type of firework that uses a solid rocket motor to rise quickly into the sky where it emits a variety of effects such as stars, bangs, crackles, etc. ¹

2. Noun. (context: by extension) a rebuke, a scolding. ¹

3. Noun. (context: rhyming slang) pocket. ¹

4. Verb. To increase suddenly and extremely; to shoot up; to surge or spike. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Skyrocket

1. [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Skyrocket

skymaps
skymen
skype
skyped
skypes
skyphoi
skyphos
skyping
skyr
skyre
skyred
skyres
skyring
skyrmion
skyrmions
skyrocket (current term)
skyrocketed
skyrocketing
skyrockets
skyrs
skysail
skysails
skyscape
skyscapes
skysill
skyspace
skyspaces

Literary usage of Skyrocket

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1. British Farmer's Magazine (1862)
"Fifth Duke of Oxford, the sire of skyrocket, bred by the late Lord Ducie, ... Swift, the dam of skyrocket and a white cow, was also bred by Lord Feversham ..."

2. Sporting Magazine edited by [Anonymus AC02751662] (1823)
"Eliza beat skyrocket, and won the Cup—skyrocket the Goblet. ... Although skyrocket did not win the Cup, he beat three of the fastest bitches at the meeting, ..."

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