Skyrocket meaning

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To rise or cause to rise rapidly.

Meat prices skyrocketed.

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A fireworks rocket that explodes in midair in a shower of colored sparks.
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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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The shortage caused prices to skyrocket.

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A firework that ascends high into the air where it explodes in a brilliant cascade of flares and starlike sparks.
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To rise or cause to rise rapidly and suddenly.

Wheat prices skyrocketed. Discovery of oil here has skyrocketed land values.

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Origin of skyrocket