Skyrocket Definition

skīrŏkĭt
skyrocketed, skyrocketing, skyrockets
noun
skyrockets
A fireworks rocket that explodes in midair in a shower of colored sparks.
Webster's New World

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.

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(by extension) A rebuke, a scolding.
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(rhyming slang) Pocket.

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verb
skyrocketed, skyrocketing, skyrockets
To rise or cause to rise rapidly and suddenly.
Wheat prices skyrocketed. Discovery of oil here has skyrocketed land values.
American Heritage
To rise or cause to rise rapidly.
Meat prices skyrocketed.
Webster's New World
The shortage caused prices to skyrocket.
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