- simple past tense and past participle of sky
- He miskicked and skyed the ball over the goal.
(comparative more skyed, superlative most skyed)
- Surrounded by sky.
Variant of sky
- the upper atmosphere, esp. with reference to its appearance: blue skies, a cloudy sky
- the expanse of the heavens that forms an apparent arch over the earth; firmament
- heaven, or the celestial regions
- climate or weather: the balmy southern sky
Origin of skyMiddle English ; from Old Norse a cloud, akin to Old English sceo, a cloud, Old High German scuwo, shadow ; from Indo-European base an unverified form (s)keu-, a cloud, Old High German scuwo, shadow ; from Indo-European base an unverified form (s)keu-, to cover, hide from source hide, Classical Latin cutis, skin, Classical Greek skytos, leather
out of a (or the) clear (blue) sky
without warning; suddenly
to the skies
without reserve; extravagantly: praised her to the skies