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Definition of skyrocket verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



[intransitive]Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they skyrocket
he / she / it skyrockets
past simple skyrocketed
-ing form skyrocketing
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(of prices, etc.) to rise quickly to a very high level Wages and prices have skyrocketed. The economic boom sent property prices skyrocketing.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: skyrocket