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Definition of "skydive" []

  • To jump and fall freely from an airplane, performing various maneuvers before pulling the ripcord of a parachute. (verb-intransitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "skydive" in a sentence
  • "A retired French army colonel is aiming to take a stratospheric leap into the record books by completing a 1000mph (1,600km/h) skydive from the edge of space in Canada next month."
  • "The whole thing was over before you could say 'skydive' - and memories are pretty vague due to all the adrenalin etc - sensory overload apparently according to the girl who briefed us."
  • "The skydive, which is being sponsored by energy drink manufacturer"