Meaning of SKYROCKET in English

I. ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ noun

1. : rocket III 1

2. or skyrocket gilia : a No. American biennial or perennial herb ( Gilia aggregata ) having flowers with linear reflexed lobes and often cultivated as an ornamental

II. intransitive verb

1. : to rise abruptly and rapidly

expenses, salaries, income, all skyrocketed — J.T.Farrell

national advertising … has skyrocketed … within the last few years — F.W.Doepke

2. : to act in an impulsive, thoughtless, or irrational manner

you have … kept my feet on the ground when I was about to skyrocket — F.D.Roosevelt

transitive verb

1. : to cause to rise or increase abruptly and rapidly

help skyrocket horsepower but add only a smidgen to torque — Frank Rowsome

lavish touches which skyrocket costs — Frances W. Browin

2. : to bring about the rapid and unexpected elevation of

won instant success and skyrocketed its author to fame — Fanny K. Wister

Webster's New International English Dictionary.      Новый международный словарь английского языка Webster.