Meaning of SKY in English


Pronunciation: ' sk ī

Function: noun

Inflected Form: plural skies

Etymology: Middle English, cloud, sky, from Old Norse sky ̄ cloud; akin to Old English sc ē o cloud

Date: 13th century

1 : the upper atmosphere or expanse of space that constitutes an apparent great vault or arch over the earth

2 : HEAVEN 2

3 a : weather in the upper atmosphere b : CLIMATE <temperate English skies ― G. G. Coulton>

Merriam Webster Collegiate English Dictionary.      Merriam Webster - Энциклопедический словарь английского языка.