Sky-high meaning

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To a very high level.

The garbage was piled sky-high.

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In a lavish or enthusiastic manner.

The critics praised the play sky-high.

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In pieces or to pieces; apart.

Sappers blew the bridge sky-high.

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High up in the air.

Sky-high trees.

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Exorbitantly high in cost or value.

Sky-high prices; sky-high stocks.

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Of or to a great height, amount, degree, etc.
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To a great height, amount, degree, etc.
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Extremely tall.

A sky-high building.

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The fees were sky-high, so I refused to pay and rather did without.

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A very high level.

The superinflation blew prices sky-high.

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Origin of sky-high