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Definition of "skyscraper" [sky•scrap•er]

  • A very tall building. (noun)

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 "skyscraper" in a sentence
  • "Now the skyscraper is a symbol of American tragedy too."
  • "The optiumum size for a skyscraper is between 50 and 60 stories."
  • "Maybe, for most of us, the grasp on the ledge of the American Dream skyscraper is fast slipping, or we've fallen already."