Translation of "sky" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /skaɪ/ us /skɑɪ/ plural skies

A2 the area above the earth where you can see clouds, the sun, the moon, etc.

a beautiful, blue sky
the sky’s the limit

there is no limit

no existen límites
The sky’s the limit to what you can win in our competition.

(Translation of “sky” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


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

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

The terrorists attempted to skyjack the plane at Athens airport.
skyjacker noun

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

the New York skyline
I could see something moving on the skyline.
skyrocket verb

to rise sharply; to increase rapidly and suddenly

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.

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!

(Translation of “sky” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)