- (British) IPA: /ˈskaɪˌɹɒk.ɪt/
skyrocket (plural skyrockets)
- A type of firework that uses a solid rocket engine to rise quickly into the sky where it emits a variety of effects such as stars, bangs, crackles, etc.
- (by extension) A rebuke, a scolding.
- (UK, Australia, rhyming slang) Pocket.
- (type of firework) maroon
- French: fusée d'artifice
- German: Feuerwerksrakete
- Italian: razzo
- Russian: сигна́льная раке́та
skyrocket (skyrockets, present participle skyrocketing; past and past participle skyrocketed)
- To increase suddenly and extremely; to shoot up; to surge or spike.
- The shortage caused prices to skyrocket.
- French: grimper en flèche, monter en flèche, exploser
- German: emporschnellen, hochschnellen, explodieren
- Italian: andare alle stelle, balzare alle stelle
- Portuguese: ir às alturas, elevar-se às alturas
- Russian: подска́кивать