Definition of "highrise" []

  • Of or relating to a building that has many storeys, esp one used for flats or offices (adjective)
  • (as noun) (adjective)
  • Alternative spelling of high-rise. (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "highrise" in a sentence
  • "You may think that seeing the pleasure, the happiness in the face of a bear that you just talked off a 46 story highrise is the greatest satisfaction obtainable by man."
  • "Some of us try to live even closer to the sun by taking up residence in highrise apartment buildings that mimic Icarus in steel."
  • "Be sure to visit the CENTRO of Boca del Rio -- not just the highrise hotel/shopping center part."