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Spanish translation of “sky”

sky

noun /skai/ (plural skies, often with the)
the part of space above the earth , in which the sun , moon etc can be seen ; the heavens
cielo
The sky was blue and cloudless We had grey skies and rain throughout our holiday The skies were grey all week .
sky-blue adjective, noun (of) the light blue colour / color of cloudless sky
azul celeste
She wore a sky-blue dress .
sky-diving noun the sport of jumping from aircraft and waiting for some time before opening one’s parachute .
caída libre , paracaídismo acrobático
sky-diver noun
paracaídista de caída libre
sky-high adverb, adjective very high
por las nubes, por las aires
The car was blown sky-high by the explosion sky-high prices .
skyjack verb to hijack a plane
atracar
The terrorists attempted to skyjack the plane at Athens airport .
skyjacker noun
atracador
skylight noun a window in a roof or ceiling
claraboya , tragaluz
The attic had only a small skylight and was very dark .
skyline noun the outline of buildings , hills etc seen against the sky
horizonte
the New York skyline I could see something moving on the skyline.
skyrocket verb to rise sharply ; to increase rapidly and suddenly
dispararse
Housing prices have skyrocketed .
skyrocket noun a rocket firework that explodes in brilliant colourful / colorful sparks .
fuegos artificiales
skyscraper noun a high building of very many storeys / stories , especially in the United States .
rascacielos
the sky’s the limit there is no upper limit eg to the amount of money that may be spent
todo es posible
Choose any present you like – the sky’s the limit !
(Definition of sky from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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