cliff NOUN a steep rock face, especially at the edge of the sea.
DERIVATIVES cliffy adjective.
ORIGIN Old English.

English terms dictionary. 2015.

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  • Cliffy — Cliff y, a. Having cliffs; broken; craggy. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cliffy — /klif ee/, adj., cliffier, cliffiest. abounding in or formed by cliffs: a cliffy shoreline. [1530 40; CLIFF + Y1] * * * …   Universalium

  • cliffy — cliff•y [[t]ˈklɪf i[/t]] adj. cliff•i•er, cliff•i•est abounding in or formed by cliffs: a cliffy shoreline[/ex] • Etymology: 1530–40 …   From formal English to slang

  • cliffy — fē adjective ( er/ est) : characterized by or abounding in cliffs : steep, craggy a cliffy shoreline …   Useful english dictionary

  • cliffy — adjective see cliff …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • cliffy — adjective Abounding in cliffs …   Wiktionary

  • cliffy — /ˈklɪfi/ (say klifee) adjective having, or formed by, cliffs; craggy …   Australian English dictionary

  • Cliffy Island Lighthouse — Cliffy Island Lighthouse, 1917 Location Bass Strait, 17 nmi S of Port Albert, Victoria, Australia Coordinates …   Wikipedia

  • Cliffy the Clown — was an American clown beginning in 1949. The clown debuted on an ABC TV show called Super Circus. The family oriented show aired on Sunday afternoons for an hour. Cliffy s sidekicks on the show were Scampy and Nicky, both clowns. Cliffy was the… …   Wikipedia

  • Cliffy Island (Australia) — Cliffy Island is an island peak, of a submerged granite mountain off the coast of Victoria. Very little is known about the island other than it the home of the Cliffy Island Lighthouse which is only accessible by helicopter.sealecolony…Travelling …   Wikipedia

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