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Meaning of SKY

Pronunciation:  skI

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  outer space as viewed from the earth
  2. [v]  throw or toss with a light motion; "flip me the beachball"; "toss me newspaper"

SKY is a 3 letter word that starts with S.


 Synonyms: flip, pitch, toss
 See Also: blue, blue air, blue sky, cloud, Earth, entity, fling, globe, lag, mackerel sky, physical thing, rainbow, submarine, throw back, toss back, wild blue yonder, world



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Sky\ (sk[imac]), n.; pl. {Skies} (sk[imac]z). [OE. skie a
    cloud, Icel. sk[=y]; akin to Sw. & Dan. sky; cf. AS. sc[=u]a,
    sc[=u]wa, shadow, Icel. skuggi; probably from the same root
    as E. scum. [root]158. See {Scum}, and cf. {Hide} skin,
    1. A cloud. [Obs.]
             [A wind] that blew so hideously and high, That it ne
             lefte not a sky In all the welkin long and broad.
    2. Hence, a shadow. [Obs.]
             She passeth as it were a sky.         --Gower.
    3. The apparent arch, or vault, of heaven, which in a clear
       day is of a blue color; the heavens; the firmament; --
       sometimes in the plural.
             The Norweyan banners flout the sky.   --Shak.
    4. The wheather; the climate.
             Thou wert better in thy grave than to answer with
             thy uncovered body this extremity of the skies.
    Note: Sky is often used adjectively or in the formation of
          self-explaining compounds; as, sky color, skylight,
          sky-aspiring, sky-born, sky-pointing, sky-roofed, etc.
    {Sky blue}, an azure color.
    {Sky scraper} (Naut.), a skysail of a triangular form.
    {Under open sky}, out of doors. ``Under open sky adored.''
  2. \Sky\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Skied}or {Skyed}; p. pr. & vb.
    n. {Skying}.]
    1. To hang (a picture on exhibition) near the top of a wall,
       where it can not be well seen. [Colloq.]
             Brother Academicians who skied his pictures. --The
    2. To throw towards the sky; as, to sky a ball at cricket.
Dream Dictionary
 Definition: To look up at the clear blue sky in your dream indicates peace and freedom of expression. If the sky is cloudy and overcast, then it foretells of sadness and trouble.