Simple Definition of cliff
: a high, steep surface of rock, earth, or ice
Examples of cliff
Standing at the edge of the cliff, we watched the waves crash on the shore far below.
rock climbers scaling steep cliffs
Origin of cliff
Middle English clif, from Old English; akin to Old High German klep cliff, Old Norse klif
First Known Use: before 12th century
CLIFF Defined for Kids
Definition of cliff
: a high steep surface of rock
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