(comparative cliffier, superlative cliffiest)
- Abounding in cliffs.
Variant of cliff
a high, steep face of rock, esp. one on a coast; precipice
Origin of cliffMiddle English and amp; Old English clif ; from Indo-European an unverified form gleibh-, to adhere, be attached ; from base an unverified form glei- (see clay): basic sense probably “slippery, smooth rock”