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1. mackerel

noun. ['ˈmækɝəl'] flesh of very important usually small (to 18 in) fatty Atlantic fish.

Synonyms

  • common mackerel
  • shiner
  • saltwater fish
  • Scomber scombrus
  • Spanish mackerel

Etymology

  • maquerel (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Example sentences of the word mackerel-sky


1. Noun Phrase
Cirrocumulus clouds can look like fish scales and give an appearance of a "mackerel sky."

2. mackerel

noun. ['ˈmækɝəl'] any of various fishes of the family Scombridae.

Synonyms

  • chub mackerel
  • common mackerel
  • shiner
  • scombroid
  • tinker
  • Scomber japonicus
  • family Scombridae
  • wahoo
  • Scombridae
  • Acanthocybium solandri
  • Scomber scombrus
  • Scomber colias
  • Spanish mackerel

Antonyms

  • break

Etymology

  • maquerel (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. sky-high

adverb. in a lavish or enthusiastic manner.

4. sky-blue

noun. a light shade of blue.

Synonyms

  • cerulean
  • blueness
  • lazuline
  • sapphire
  • blue

Antonyms

  • lowborn
  • indulgent
  • clean
  • southern

5. blue-sky

adjective. without immediate commercial value.

Antonyms

  • commerce

6. sky-blue

adjective. of a deep somewhat purplish blue color similar to that of a clear October sky.

Synonyms

  • cerulean
  • bright blue
  • chromatic

Antonyms

  • discolor
  • achromatic color
  • cheerful
  • elated

7. sky

noun. ['ˈskaɪ'] the atmosphere and outer space as viewed from the earth.

Synonyms

  • cloud
  • Earth
  • blue sky
  • wild blue yonder
  • globe
  • atmosphere
  • world
  • rainbow
  • earth
  • blue air
  • blue

Antonyms

  • clear up
  • brighten
  • reality
  • anticyclone

8. sky

verb. ['ˈskaɪ'] throw or toss with a light motion.

Synonyms

  • fling
  • toss
  • submarine
  • flip
  • toss back
  • throw back
  • pitch

Antonyms

  • artifact
  • national
  • achromatic color
  • cheerful
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