skyward

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From sky +‎ -ward.

AdverbEdit

skyward (not comparable)

  1. At or toward the sky.
    The rocket shot skyward and exploded in a burst of glittering stars.
    • 2008 January–February, Matt Bean, “Your cultural calendar: 7 things to look forward to this year”, in Men's Health, volume 23, number 1, ISSN 1054-4836, page 135:
      If there is a heaven up there, Carl Sagan will be in his element on November 30, when Venus, Jupiter, and the moon align in a facelike formation. Gaze skyward to appreciate this rare triple feature of the brightest planets with a wry grin from the moon.

AdjectiveEdit

skyward (not comparable)

  1. Pointing or facing at or moving toward the sky.

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